10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Sonoma
— 1 night
3
Lotus
— 1 night
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
6
San Francisco
— 1 night

3
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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 Chinatown as well as Muir Woods National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Beach (in Muir Beach) and Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

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Detroit to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Detroit to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Sonoma.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

1
night
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oxbow Public Market as well as Jarvis Estate. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Sonoma Valley, do a tasting at MacLaren, thenstroll through Sonoma Plaza, thendo a tasting at Jarvis Estate, and finally look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sonoma online sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Sonoma by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sonoma, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lotus.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trip

Napa
Highlights from your plan
Sonoma Valley ©
Sonoma Valley
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

1
night
Lotus

Lotus ©
Lotus is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hangtown's Gold Bug Park. On the 15th (Mon), walk around Hangtown's Gold Bug Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Lotus trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sonoma to Lotus in 2 hours. Traveling from Sonoma in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lotus: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lotus

Parks

Side Trip

Hangtown's Gold Bug Park
Highlights from your plan
Hangtown's Gold Bug Park ©
Hangtown's Gold Bug Park

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, Northstar California, Sky Combat Ace, and other attractions. On the 16th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Jobs Peak and then stroll through Baldwin Beach. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, kick back and relax at Pope Beach, thensee what you can catch with Mile High Fishing Charters, thenpush the limits with Sky Combat Ace, and finally stroll through Northstar California.

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Traveling by car from Lotus to South Lake Tahoe takes 2 hours. While traveling from Lotus, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Northstar California, Emerald Bay State Park, Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Jobs Peak ©
Jobs Peak

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.
You've added Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, Cathedral Range, Tuolumne Meadows, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), hike along Mono Pass Trail, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Mono Pass Trail ©
Mono Pass Trail
Cathedral Range ©
Cathedral Range

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Tours

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