15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Princeton
+2
train + foot + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Anaheim
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  9​h 30​min
End: Princeton

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 Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Muir Woods National Monument. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner .

Princeton to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Princeton to San Francisco. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Princeton in December, with highs in San Francisco at 59°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

3
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.
On the 25th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, then trek along Lembert Dome, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planning app .

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. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 14°F, while days are little chillier, around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Diamond Peak and Mt. Whitney. Take a break from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with a short trip to Project Survival's Cat Haven in Dunlap, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Big Stump Basin, stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, and make a trip to Tunnel Rock.

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You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Diamond Peak, Project Survival's Cat Haven
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Mt. Whitney ©
Mt. Whitney
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as well as Disney California Adventure Park. Step out of Anaheim to go to Skyforest and see Heaps Peak Arboretum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park, get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, and make a trip to Downtown Disney.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip maker website .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in December, with highs in Anaheim at 71°F and lows at 47°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Heaps Peak Arboretum, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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