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
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mammoth Lakes
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Tahoe City
— 1 night
car:  6​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
car:  7​h
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Big Bear Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Green Valley

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam. Kick 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.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Chloride tour builder .

Green Valley to Chloride is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Green Valley in May, with highs in Chloride at 83°F and lows at 52°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chloride

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
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.
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website .

You can drive from Chloride to Las Vegas in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chloride to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chloride in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park road trip app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Mammoth Lakes.

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

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hours
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, expect nights in Mammoth Lakes to be colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 65°F. On the 30th (Thu), you're off toReno.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Reno

Reno
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Reno route planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Reno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mammoth Lakes in May, with highs in Reno at 74°F and lows at 47°F. You'll set off for Tahoe City on the 31st (Fri).

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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Lake Tahoe.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tahoe City online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Reno to Tahoe City in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Reno in May, things will get slightly colder in Tahoe City: highs are around 62°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a bus 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

Getting from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Tahoe City in June, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
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 3rd (Mon), cruise along Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 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

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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. On the 5th (Wed), stop by Village Sweet Shoppe.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Big Bear Lake trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Big Bear Lake takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Big Bear Lake are a bit cooler (76°F), and nights are colder (42°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Parks Trails Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail, then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then make a trip to Arch Rock.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Big Bear Lake to Joshua Tree National Park takes 2.5 hours. In June, Joshua Tree National Park is much warmer than Big Bear Lake - with highs of 102°F and lows of 73°F. On the 8th (Sat), you're off tohome.

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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