10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Mill Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
11
Redding
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Crater Lake National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
13
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
14
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

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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.
You've now added Hoover Dam Bypass to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Hoover Dam Bypass.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder .

Charlotte to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

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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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. You'll set off for Death Valley National Park on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Artists Dr and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Death Valley National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Death Valley National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Outdoors Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Devil's Golf Course ©
Devil's Golf Course

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Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Visalia trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Visalia takes 5 hours. In April in Visalia, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will leave for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
You've now added Giant Forest to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then don't miss a visit to Tunnel Log, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Visalia to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. In April, daily temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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Visalia

Visalia
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Visalia trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Visalia with the Route module. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off toYosemite National Park.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Capitan. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Visalia to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Visalia in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are cooler (28°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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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 Golden Gate Bridge as well as Lombard Street. On the 24th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Mill Valley

Mill Valley
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mill Valley trip itinerary builder app .

Mill Valley is just a short distance from San Francisco. Expect little chillier evenings in Mill Valley when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 46°F. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redding.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Wineries Parks Outdoors

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Redding

Redding
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Redding trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Mill Valley to Redding in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redding

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Redding to Crater Lake National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Redding in April, things will get little chillier in Crater Lake National Park: highs are around 67°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rim Village Visitor Center ©
Rim Village Visitor Center

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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.
You've now added Mount St. Helens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Portland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Portland sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle online visit planner .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Seattle are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 28th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours

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