13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Green Valley
Drive:  7​h
1
Chloride
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h
4
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Tahoe City
— 1 night
car:  6​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
car:  7​h
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Big Bear Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Green Valley

1
night
Chloride

Chloride ©
Chloride is a onetime silver mining camp in Mohave County, Arizona, and is considered the oldest continuously inhabited mining town in the state. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Roy Purcell's murals and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chloride, Arizona.

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Green Valley to Chloride is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Green Valley in May; daily highs in Chloride reach 83°F and lows reach 52°F. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chloride

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chloride, Arizona ©
Chloride, Arizona
Roy Purcell's murals ©
Roy Purcell's murals

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): shop like a local with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chloride to Las Vegas. The time zone difference when traveling from Chloride to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chloride in May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

few
hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 30th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online day trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 55°F in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reno.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

1
night
Reno

Reno
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Reno trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Reno takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In May, Reno is little chillier than Death Valley National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 47°F. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 31st (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Lake Tahoe.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tahoe City day trip planning app .

Getting from Reno to Tahoe City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Reno in May, with highs in Tahoe City at 62°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey planning tool .

You can take a bus from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Tahoe City in June, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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nights
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. On the next day, contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and finally explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park vacation maker site .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 62°F. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Big Bear Lake.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

2
nights
Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Village Sweet Shoppe.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Big Bear Lake. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Big Bear Lake, with highs around 76°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Big Bear Lake
Highlights from your plan
Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake
Village Sweet Shoppe ©
Village Sweet Shoppe

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night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 7th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Barker Dam Trail, then appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then make a trip to Arch Rock.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Big Bear Lake to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Big Bear Lake in June, with highs in Joshua Tree National Park at 102°F and lows at 73°F. You will leave for home on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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