11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Incline Village
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Rutherford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Nashville

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary planning app .

Nashville to Big Sur is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Big Sur is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Nashville in June: highs in Big Sur hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Big Sur

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

1
night
Fresno

Fresno ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): engage your brain at Discovery Center, browse the fresh offerings at Bravo Farms, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fresno Chaffee Zoo.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Fresno trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Fresno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Big Sur in June: highs in Fresno hover around 96°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

Bravo Farms
Highlights from your plan
Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Discovery Center ©
Discovery Center

2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail.

Plan a Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. On your second day here, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
Incline Village

Incline Village
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): cool off at Incline Beach and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Incline Village road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Incline Village. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Incline Village, with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sacramento tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Incline Village to Sacramento in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Incline Village in June; daily highs in Sacramento reach 91°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rutherford.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

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night
Rutherford

Rutherford ©
Rutherford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. On the 14th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Landmark Vineyards, then do a tasting at Kunde Family Winery, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally view the masterpieces at Mumm Napa.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rutherford road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Rutherford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sacramento in June: high temperatures in Rutherford hover around 78°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Rutherford

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kenwood, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Landmark Vineyards ©
Landmark Vineyards

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 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rutherford to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Rutherford in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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