11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Eureka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Haight-Ashbury to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, thenmake a trip to Lombard Street, and finally take a stroll through Haight-Ashbury. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

2
nights
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Samoa Dunes Recreation Area, Redwood National Park and Avenue of the Giants. On the 3rd (Fri), cruise along Avenue of the Giants. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Samoa Dunes Recreation Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka trip builder tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Eureka in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 54°F at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park, Avenue of the Giants, Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area ©
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

3
nights
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Manzanita Lake, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Kitchen, thentake in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Lassen Peak .

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lassen Volcanic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka to Lassen Volcanic National Park takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Eureka, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Subway Cave
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Manzanita Lake ©
Manzanita Lake
Cinder Cone ©
Cinder Cone
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak

3
nights
South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vikingsholm as well as Five Lakes Creek Trailhead. Go for a jaunt from South Lake Tahoe to Lotus to see River Rafting & Tubing about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe road trip website.

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 46°F. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Emerald Bay State Park, Five Lakes Creek Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead

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