11 days in San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Shuttle + Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Minneapolis

7
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 Free SF Tour as well as Wine Tours & Tastings. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stop by Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner.

Minneapolis to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): cruise along Generals Hwy, then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for much warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 94°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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