10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
4
Calistoga
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Cincinnati

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Cincinnati to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Cincinnati - with highs of 104°F and lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
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 21st (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest and then hike along Congress Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 98°F and lows at 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

1
day
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room, do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Inglenook, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Calistoga route planner .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Calistoga by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Calistoga reach 84°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Inglenook ©
Inglenook

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Union Square, take a stroll through SoMa, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning website .

Getting from Calistoga to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Calistoga in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then hike along Four Mile Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday planning app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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