10 days in Three Rivers, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

10 days in Three Rivers, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

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10 days in Three Rivers, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Wawona Itinerary

Start: Santa Monica
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Three Rivers
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Wawona
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: South Lake Tahoe

1
night
Three Rivers

Three Rivers ©
Three Rivers is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Bravo Farms, contemplate the long history of The Presidente tree, then admire the sheer force of Tokopah Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to The Senate.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Three Rivers driving holiday planner.

Santa Monica to Three Rivers is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Santa Monica in September, expect nights in Three Rivers to be little chillier, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 90°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Three Rivers

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Bravo Farms
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Tokopah Falls ©
Tokopah Falls
Bravo Farms ©
Bravo Farms

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kings Canyon Visitor Center as well as Cedar Grove Visitor Center. There's lots more to do: make a trip to General Sherman Tree, admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, hike along Congress Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail.

To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sightseeing planning app .

Drive from Three Rivers to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Wawona.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail

5
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Change things up with these side-trips from Wawona: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Big Trees Trail & Hume Lake). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wawona visit planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 26th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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