16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + subway:  17​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Krakow

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added San Francisco Bay to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: San Gregorio State Beach and Fort Funston National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route planner .

Krakow, Poland to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Krakow to San Francisco. Traveling from Krakow in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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day
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 28th (Sat), hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for much hotter days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks
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Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, Death Valley National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon

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days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip website .

Take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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days
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.
For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

3
days
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.
Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online route planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get curious at California Academy of Sciences and then see the interesting displays at de Young Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Half Moon Bay State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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