10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  6​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Saint Louis
— 1 night
End: Saint Louis

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip app .

Saint Louis to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saint Louis in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at American River Bicycle Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sacramento driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament ©

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall and then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wawona trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Wawona takes 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Wawona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, get to know the resident critters at California Area Living Museum (CALM), then experience rural life at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, and finally examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bakersfield trip planning app .

Drive from Wawona to Bakersfield in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Bakersfield can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace ©
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn ©

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, get great views at Dante's View, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip website .

Drive from Bakersfield to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bakersfield in March since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 52°F in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at City Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then walk around Forest Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Saint Louis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Saint Louis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect nights in Saint Louis to be little chillier, around 35°F, while days are colder, around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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