15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Raleigh
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
car:  3 h 30 min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
10
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added San Francisco Love Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a taste of local nightlife at San Francisco Love Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Golden Gate Park, thensnap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip app.

Raleigh to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Raleigh - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

1
night
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.
Planning Yosemite National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are slightly colder (46°F). On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip website.

You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 98°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip planner.

You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to San Simeon.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Hearst Castle has been added to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Simeon trip builder site.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Simeon in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for slightly colder nights in San Simeon, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Madame Tussauds Hollywood, GRAMMY Museum and Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the local landmarks with A-List Hollywood Tours, steep yourself in history at TCL Chinese Theatres, thenget to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip website.

You can drive from San Simeon to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Simeon in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
A-List Hollywood Tours ©
A-List Hollywood Tours
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
GRAMMY Museum ©
GRAMMY Museum

2
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 Disney California Adventure Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Anaheim itinerary builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Long Beach.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 2SeeWhales Harbor Breeze Cruises as well as The Queen Mary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Queen Mary.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Long Beach holiday builder website.

Getting from Anaheim to Long Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Long Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
2SeeWhales Harbor Breeze Cruises ©
2SeeWhales Harbor Breeze Cruises
The Queen Mary ©
The Queen Mary

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey maker app.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Long Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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