11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Anaheim
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Fresno
— 1 night
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Wawona
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Calistoga
— 1 night

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Soarin' Around The World as well as Radiator Springs Racers.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim day trip planning site.

Birmingham to Anaheim is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Anaheim. In May in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ©
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers
Soarin' Around The World ©
Soarin' Around The World

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You've now added Hollywood Walk of Fame to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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.
Get in touch with nature at Moro Rock Trail and Grizzly Falls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like General Sherman Tree and Generals Hwy.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): head outdoors with Chukchansi Park, examine the collection at Meux Home Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at Legion of Valor Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fresno trip builder tool.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Fresno in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wawona.

Things to do in Fresno

Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Meux Home Museum ©
Meux Home Museum
Chukchansi Park ©
Chukchansi Park

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Mariposa Grove, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and then get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Wawona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Wawona takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Wawona can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Chilnualna Falls ©
Chilnualna Falls

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): walk around Dennis the Menace Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip builder.

Getting from Wawona to Monterey by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Wawona in May, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Dennis the Menace Park ©
Dennis the Menace Park

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
You've now added Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, hike along Partington Cove, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Big Sur travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Big Sur sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 19th (Tue), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

Before you visit Carmel, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Big Sur to Carmel in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Carmel are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Calistoga.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 20th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Von Strasser Family of Wines and then learn about winemaking at Brian Arden Winery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Calistoga online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Calistoga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in May: highs in Calistoga hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Brian Arden Winery ©
Brian Arden Winery
Von Strasser Family of Wines ©
Von Strasser Family of Wines

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