10 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

10 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

A Land of Giants

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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Cincinnati to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cincinnati in August: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 63°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Head to Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Tioga Pass and Vernal Fall. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (81°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and SoMa. Visiting Point Reyes Safaris and Tule Elk Preserve will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 9th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas route tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (101°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (77°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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