15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Redding
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Eureka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort Bragg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Napa
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Sonoma
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hike along Mt. Tallac Trail and then kick back and relax at Pope Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe route planner .

London, UK to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, subway, train, and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to South Lake Tahoe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Redding.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

1
night
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Bethel Church and then Head underground at Lake Shasta Caverns.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Redding day trip app .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Redding in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, expect nights in Redding to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Redding

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Shasta Caverns
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Lake Shasta Caverns ©
Lake Shasta Caverns
Bethel Church ©
Bethel Church

1
night
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Clarke Historical Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

Start your trip to Eureka by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Redding to Eureka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Redding in September: highs in Eureka hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Eureka

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary
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Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Clarke Historical Museum ©
Clarke Historical Museum

3
nights
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Sea Glass Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Van Damme State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Russian Gulch State Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach, trek along Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Headlands Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Bragg trip builder website .

You can drive from Eureka to Fort Bragg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Eureka, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mendocino
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Russian Gulch State Park ©
Russian Gulch State Park
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Sea Glass Museum ©
Sea Glass Museum

5
nights
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards and Peju Province Winery. Explore hidden gems such as Vincent Arroyo Winery and Silver Oak Cellars. Explore Napa's surroundings by going to Duckhorn Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Calistoga (von Strasser and Lava Vine Winery & Castello di Amorosa). Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Inglenook, relax in the rural setting at Round Pond Estate, and look for gifts at Oakville Grocery.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Napa online tour planner .

You can drive from Fort Bragg to Napa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Fort Bragg in September, you will find days in Napa are little chillier (31°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Rutherford, St. Helena, Oakville, Calistoga
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Peju Province Winery ©
Peju Province Winery

1
night
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Iron Horse Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Williamson Wines Tasting Room, then learn about winemaking at Seghesio Family Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Doran Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Sonoma Coast State Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sonoma trip planning website .

Sonoma is just a stone's throw from Napa. In September, daily temperatures in Sonoma can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sonoma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Iron Horse Vineyards, Doran Beach
Highlights from your plan
Williamson Wines Tasting Room ©
Williamson Wines Tasting Room
Seghesio Family Vineyards ©
Seghesio Family Vineyards
Iron Horse Vineyards ©
Iron Horse Vineyards

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