12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Yermo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Oro Grande
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​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 Museum of Ice Cream to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of Ice Cream.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jenner.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Museum of Ice Cream ©
Museum of Ice Cream

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monterey travel route planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes General Sherman Tree as well as Giant Forest Museum. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, get answers to all your questions at Giant Forest Museum, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

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Drive from Monterey to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in July: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yermo.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, browse the different shops at The Grove, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Yermo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Yermo

Yermo ©
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Calico Ghost Town.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yermo online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yermo takes 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Yermo hover around 47°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oro Grande.

Things to do in Yermo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Route 66 Mother Road Museum
Highlights from your plan
Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town
Route 66 Mother Road Museum ©
Route 66 Mother Road Museum

2
nights
Oro Grande

Oro Grande ©
Oro Grande is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, United States. You've now added Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oro Grande journey planner.

You can drive from Yermo to Oro Grande in an hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Yermo in July, with highs in Oro Grande at 43°C and lows at 23°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Los Angeles.
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Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch ©
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch

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