10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Jose
1
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Jose

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night
San Jose

San Jose
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Jose road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Metropolitan Oakland International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Tours

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Embarcadero, Union Square, Twin Peaks, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and Nob Hill. There's more to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Jose in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings. On the 3rd (Fri), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Napa online travel route builder .

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Napa, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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.
You've added Crystal Cave, Panoramic Point, Moro Rock, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panoramic Point, and then Head underground at Crystal Cave.

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You can drive from Napa to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Napa in August, things will get a bit warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 41°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave

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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.
You've added Tioga Pass, El Capitan, Tunnel View, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip builder .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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