19 days in California, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

19 days in California, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

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19 days in California, Reno & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
Oakland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Reno
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

1
night
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Fourth Street.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oakland vacation planner.

London, UK to Oakland is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Oakland. In June, daytime highs in Oakland are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Reno.

Things to do in Oakland

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nightlife

Side Trips

Fourth Street, Point Isabel, USS Hornet Museum
Highlights from your plan
Point Isabel ©
Point Isabel
Fourth Street ©
Fourth Street
USS Hornet Museum ©
USS Hornet Museum

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 13th (Wed), try your luck at Silver Legacy Resort Casino Reno, then get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk, and then try your luck at Harrah's Reno.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reno trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Oakland to Reno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oakland in June: highs in Reno hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Reno

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Casino at Silver Legacy Resort ©
Casino at Silver Legacy Resort
Harrah's Reno Casino ©
Harrah's Reno Casino

1
night
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip maker tool .

You can take a bus from Reno to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Reno in June, things will get slightly colder in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 26°C and lows about 5°C. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

Find out how to plan Yosemite National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lone Pine Film History Museums, steep yourself in history at Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manzanar National Historic Site.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Independence, Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery ©
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are much colder (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Shopping, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Visit Fort Funston National Park and China Beach for some beach relaxation. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take a stroll through SoMa, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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