10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Irvine
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Irvine
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Fresno
— 1 night
bus:  4​h
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Homewood
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  5​h
End: Irvine

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Irvine

Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, United States. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Huntington Beach Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Irvine road trip planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Irvine. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Irvine

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Huntington Beach Pier, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Newport Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Pacific Marine Mammal Center ©
Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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Fresno

Fresno
To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fresno trip planner.

You can drive from Irvine to Fresno in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Irvine in June: highs in Fresno hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 66°F. On the 16th (Sun), you're off toYosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from Fresno, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Willy's Hot Springs.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Homewood.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Lake Mary ©
Lake Mary
Wild Willy's Hot Springs ©
Wild Willy's Hot Springs
Mammoth Brewing Company ©
Mammoth Brewing Company

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Homewood

Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and then trek along Eagle Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then brush up on your military savvy at Tahoe Maritime Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Homewood trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Homewood by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Homewood, with lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Homewood

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Emerald Bay State Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum and then get curious at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco visit site .

Traveling by car from Homewood to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Homewood, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 23rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally trek along Partington Cove. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Big Sur using our trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls