11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Napa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Timberline Lodge
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Grammy Museum, A-List Hollywood Tours, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at The Grammy Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip website .

Charlotte to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
A-List Hollywood Tours ©
A-List Hollywood Tours
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Grove ©
The Grove

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Pothole Dome, then contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Francisco Bay. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, then trek along Lands End, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and then look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Napa trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Napa: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

1
day
Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
You've now added Mt. Hood National Forest to your itinerary. On the 11th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and then take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Timberline Lodge trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Napa to Timberline Lodge. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in June: highs in Timberline Lodge hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Mt. Hood National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

1
night
Portland

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.
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Napa to Portland in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wahclella Falls ©
Wahclella Falls
Alberta Street ©
Alberta Street
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

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.
On the 13th (Sat), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then walk around Kerry Park, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planner.

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Fishing Charters & Tours

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