21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and The Museum of Flight. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and stroll around Kerry Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle day trip planning site .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Seattle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Shopping
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory

2
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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Historic Carousel and Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Willamette Valley Cheese Company, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then take a peaceful walk through Peavy Arboretum.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salem trip maker website .

Getting from Seattle to Salem by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. October in Salem sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Peavy Arboretum, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, The Historic Carousel and Museum, Silver Falls State Park
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Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
The Historic Carousel and Museum ©
The Historic Carousel and Museum

2
nights
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 25th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then appreciate the views at Willamette Valley.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Portland day trip planning app .

You can drive from Salem to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Portland, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Scenic Drive
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Room Escape Games
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Marin Headlands. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, get a sense of history and politics at San Francisco City Hall, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco journey planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wawona holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Wawona takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get lost in a book at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wawona to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Wawona in October, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
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2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Hopi Point. There's lots more to do: hike along Bright Angel Trail, get great views at Mather Point, make a trip to Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 14°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as Battlefield Vegas and Food Tours. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: have fun at The Range 702, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and have some family-friendly fun at Axe Monkeys.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Food Tours

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