12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Baltimore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Baltimore

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner .

Baltimore to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Baltimore in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Half Dome has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Tuolumne Meadows. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 46°F. You will leave for South Lake Tahoe on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe travel route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe by bus takes about 6.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Trillium Falls Hike.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip planner .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Redwood National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be a bit warmer, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor as well as Shore Acres State Park. On the 20th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor, stop by Face Rock Creamery, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Safari.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay online journey planner .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Coos Bay in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandon, Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor ©

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