15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Baltimore
Fly:  31​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Baltimore

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and then enjoy some diversion at The Range 702.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip site .

Baltimore to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Baltimore in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 101°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bodies The Exhibition ©
Bodies The Exhibition
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702

3
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 6th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery, then stroll through Lakeside Beach, then kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baldwin Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Fallen Leaf Lake.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in South Lake Tahoe reach 81°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nevada Beach Campground, D.L. Bliss State Park, Fallen Leaf Lake
Highlights from your plan
Fallen Leaf Lake ©
Fallen Leaf Lake
D.L. Bliss State Park ©
D.L. Bliss State Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Cable Car Museum. Attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll through Crissy Field, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner .

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Olmsted Point, hike along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan and then trek along Four Mile Trail.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
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.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then cruise along Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 95°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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