12 days in Flagstaff, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

12 days in Flagstaff, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Flagstaff
— 1 night
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff online trip itinerary builder.

Lubbock to Flagstaff is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Lubbock to Flagstaff, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Flagstaff is little chillier than Lubbock - with highs of °F and lows of °F. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Flagstaff in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To plan Death Valley National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Death Valley National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Get in touch with nature at Marshall’s Beach and Strawberry Hill. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are much hotter with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls and then trek along Moro Rock.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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