12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Visit Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then view the masterpieces at Gallery by the Sea Carmel, then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Monterey attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

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South Lake Tahoe

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.
On the 27th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, and finally stop by Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe sightseeing planner.

Drive from Monterey to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Monterey in June, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters ©
Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters

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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.
To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. June in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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San Francisco

San Francisco

City by the Bay

Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. We've included these beaches for you: Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Big Basin Redwoods State Park in Boulder Creek (about 1h 15 min away). See some other sides of San Francisco: wander the streets of Chinatown, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and kick back and relax at Ocean Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

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