11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Big Sur
— 1 night
2
Fresno
— 1 night
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
5
Incline Village
— 1 night
6
Sacramento
— 1 night
7
Rutherford
— 1 night
8
San Francisco
— 1 night

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night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary builder website.

Nashville to Big Sur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Big Sur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in June, you will find days in Big Sur are much colder (68°F), and nights are slightly colder (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough 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

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night
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): engage your brain at Discovery Center, then pick up some local products at Bravo Farms, and then meet the residents at Fresno Chaffee Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fresno trip builder tool.

You can drive from Big Sur to Fresno in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Big Sur in June, you will find days in Fresno are much warmer (96°F), and nights are a bit warmer (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bravo Farms
Highlights from your plan
Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Bravo Farms ©
Bravo Farms
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, don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park and then hike along General Grant Tree Trail.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. In June, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can 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 Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
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, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yosemite National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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): enjoy the sand and surf at Incline Beach and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Incline Village vacation planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Incline Village. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Incline Village dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Incline Village

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 13th (Thu), examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sacramento trip tool.

Traveling by car from Incline Village to Sacramento takes 2.5 hours. In June, Sacramento is a bit warmer than Incline Village - with highs of 91°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride 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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Landmark Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Kunde Family Winery, then learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally view the masterpieces at Mumm Napa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rutherford 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. Traveling from Sacramento in June, things will get little chillier in Rutherford: highs are around 78°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Rutherford

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Kenwood, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa
Kunde Family Winery ©
Kunde Family 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip website.

Getting from Rutherford to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Rutherford, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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