13 days in Redwood National Park & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

13 days in Redwood National Park & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

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13 days in Redwood National Park & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Seattle

4
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center, Camel Rock and Humboldt Lagoons State Park. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Enderts Beach, explore the activities along Freshwater Lagoon, and trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Redwood National Park driving holiday app .

Seattle to Redwood National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Orick, Camel Rock, Humboldt Lagoons State Park
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center ©
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center
Humboldt Lagoons State Park ©
Humboldt Lagoons State Park

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near South Lake Tahoe: Squaw Valley Ski Area (in Olympic Valley), Northstar California (in Truckee) and Tahoe City (Gatekeeper's Museum & Tahoe Cross Country). On the 23rd (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, try to win big at Harveys Casino, see a world frozen in time at Bodie State Historic Park, and stroll through Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe attractions planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 8.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in February; daily highs in South Lake Tahoe reach 47°F and lows reach 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Stateline, Tahoe City, Lake Tahoe (California), Food Tours, Squaw Valley Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Northstar California ©
Northstar California
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

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