16 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Yosemite National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

16 days in Lake Tahoe Area, Yosemite National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Fly
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Truckee
— 1 night
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Bus
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Tahoe, steep yourself in history at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, and finally stop by Historic Downtown Truckee. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Northstar California.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Truckee attractions planner.

Baltimore to Truckee is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Baltimore in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Truckee, with highs around 50°F, while nights are colder with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with Tahoe Photographic Tours, contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, take a memorable drive along Inspiration Point Vista, and try to win big at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 68°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping