11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 1 night
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Craft and Design, thenadmire the masterpieces at International Art Museum of America, thentake in the exciting artwork at Onedome, and finally visit The Castro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thencontemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Boise to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
The Castro
The Castro

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mariposa Grove and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Old Plaza Church and Monastery of the Angels will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Montana Avenue, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Del Rey Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Thai of Los Angeles, explore the world behind art at La Plaza de Cultura Y Artes, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest and then hike along Congress Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls and then trek along General Grant Tree Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planning app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail

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