19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 1 night
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
3
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
4
Big Sur
— 1 night
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
6
Truckee
— 1 night
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
10
Seattle
— 3 nights

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Wed), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, thenshop like a local with Mumm Napa, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Oxbow Public Market, do a tasting at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, thendo a tasting at Baldacci Family Vineyards, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bothe-Napa State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helena online attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in St. Helena, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Napa, Calistoga, Mumm Napa, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Redwood National Park tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from St. Helena in April, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thentake in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Coast Gallery Big Sur.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Big Sur trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Big Sur. In April, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, thenbrowse the exhibits of Ansel Adams Gallery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Big Sur to Yosemite National Park in 17 hours. When traveling from Big Sur in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 19th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, thenvisit Historic Downtown Truckee, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe.

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You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Truckee in 5.5 hours. April in Truckee sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Historic Downtown Truckee
Historic Downtown Truckee
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, thencruise along Artists Dr, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Truckee to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Truckee in April, expect Death Valley National Park to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature
Highlights from your plan
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in April since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take in a show at Hopi House, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, walk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, thensteep yourself in history at West Point Lighthouse, thenwalk around Discovery Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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