13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Bridgeport
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lombard Street, North Beach, Filbert Steps, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and finally see where the action happens at Oracle Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planner .

Raleigh to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Raleigh to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Raleigh - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bridgeport.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Oracle Park ©
Oracle Park

few
hours
Bridgeport

Bridgeport ©
Bridgeport is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mono County, California, United States. On the 9th (Tue), get impressive views of Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bridgeport online travel planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Bridgeport in 5 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bridgeport, with highs around 78°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Bridgeport

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls as well as Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then get great views at Tunnel View.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bridgeport to Yosemite National Park. In June, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Monterey trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Pfeiffer State Beach, The Cheese Shop
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Big Sur trip site .

Traveling by bus from Monterey to Big Sur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.
Highlights from your plan
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Artists Dr. On the 13th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park journey builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Big Sur to Death Valley National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Big Sur in June, plan for much warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 98°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get interesting insight from Tours, shop like a local with The Strip, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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