19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Temecula
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Diego. April in San Diego sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Temecula.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Temecula

Temecula ©
Temecula represents Southern California's wine country.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, then do a tasting at Vindemia Estate Winery, and then see Temecula Valley Jeep & Wine Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Temecula road trip planning site.

Getting from San Diego to Temecula by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Diego in April since evenings lows in Temecula dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Temecula

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Temecula Valley Jeep & Wine Tours ©
Temecula Valley Jeep & Wine Tours
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological ©
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological
Vindemia Estate Winery ©
Vindemia Estate Winery

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Getting from Temecula to Los Angeles by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Temecula in April, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in April, with lows around 49°F. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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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 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail ©
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along California Coastal Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, Redwood National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, then gain insight at Portland State University, and finally take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Portland takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Change things up with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
ILovekickboxing ©
ILovekickboxing
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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