12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
Drive
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Fresno
— 1 night
Drive
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort Bragg
Drive
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Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reno
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 6th (Sun), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning website.

Little Rock to Las Vegas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Little Rock to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Little Rock - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Fresno.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Fresno

— 1 night
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Forestiere Underground Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Shinzen Japanese Garden, then stroll around Woodward Regional Park, and finally make a trip to Old Town Clovis.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fresno online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Fresno in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Fresno to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 96°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. When traveling from Fresno in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Sacramento

— 2 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Stevens Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Capitol Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, then see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento Waterfront, and finally learn about winemaking at The Undergound Tasting Room.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sacramento holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sacramento in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Sacramento reach 91°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 13th (Sun), go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Mendocino Coast, and then stop by Mendocino Jams & Preserves.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort Bragg road trip planning website.

You can drive from Sacramento to Fort Bragg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. June in Fort Bragg sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Sacramento

— 2 nights

River City

On the 14th (Mon), trek along Stevens Trail, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento Waterfront.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sacramento online trip builder.

Drive from Fort Bragg to Sacramento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reno.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Reno

— 2 nights

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 15th (Tue), cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, then admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, and then try your luck at Casino at Silver Legacy Resort. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Truckee River Walk, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, then try your luck at Peppermill Casino, and finally make a trip to Reno Arch.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reno travel route planner.

You can drive from Sacramento to Reno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Reno are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.