22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Redondo Beach
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Stockton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Rancho Cordova
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Roseville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Truckee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Zephyr Cove
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Carson City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Redding
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Mount Shasta
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Redondo Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Scotts Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
15
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
16
Felton
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Los Angeles

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night
Stockton

Stockton ©
Stockton is the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Miracle Mile, then don't miss a visit to University of the Pacific, then explore the world behind art at The Haggin Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Bob Hope Theatre.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stockton trip app .

Redondo Beach to Stockton is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Redondo Beach in September, expect nights in Stockton to be little chillier, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rancho Cordova.

Things to do in Stockton

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Haggin Museum ©
The Haggin Museum
Historic Bob Hope Theatre ©
Historic Bob Hope Theatre
University of the Pacific ©
University of the Pacific

1
night
Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova ©
Rancho Cordova is a city in Sacramento County, California, United States which incorporated in 2003. On the 23rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rancho Cordova online attractions planner .

Drive from Stockton to Rancho Cordova in an hour. In September in Rancho Cordova, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Roseville.

Things to do in Rancho Cordova

Museums

Side Trip

California State Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

1
night
Roseville

Roseville ©
Roseville is the largest city in Placer County, California, United States, in the Sacramento metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, then take an in-depth tour of California State Capitol Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Sacramento.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Roseville online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rancho Cordova to Roseville takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Roseville are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Roseville

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Sacramento
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
iFLY Sacramento ©
iFLY Sacramento
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): trek along Mt Judah Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at West End Beach, and then snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Truckee trip builder .

Drive from Roseville to Truckee in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Roseville, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Truckee, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zephyr Cove.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge ©

1
night
Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 26th (Thu), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zephyr Cove road trip tool .

You can drive from Truckee to Zephyr Cove in 1.5 hours. September in Zephyr Cove sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carson City.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Transportation Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Carson City

Carson City ©
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. On the 27th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Nevada State Museum, then see the interesting displays at Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Burnt Cedar Beach.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Carson City trip planner .

You can drive from Zephyr Cove to Carson City in an hour. Traveling from Zephyr Cove in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Carson City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Carson City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Incline Village, Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

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night
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kings Creek Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Bumpass Hell, and then get impressive views of Lassen Peak .

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Carson City to Lassen Volcanic National Park takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Carson City in September: high temperatures in Lassen Volcanic National Park hover around 38°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Redding.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Kings Creek Falls ©
Kings Creek Falls

1
night
Redding

Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brandy Creek Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Redding trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Redding takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Redding can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Redding

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Brandy Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. On the 30th (Mon), admire the sheer force of McCloud Falls, then stop by Soul Connections, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Shasta.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Shasta trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Redding to Mount Shasta in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Redding in September, expect Mount Shasta to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redondo Beach.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

McCloud Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta
Soul Connections ©
Soul Connections

2
nights
Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach ©
Redondo Beach is one of the many Beach Cities located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 1st (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at 26-Mile Bike Path. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to South Bay Bicycle Trail, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and finally stroll around Ocean View Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Redondo Beach travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Shasta to Redondo Beach. Traveling from Mount Shasta in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Redondo Beach, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then cruise along Generals Hwy.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder website .

You can fly from Redondo Beach to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Redondo Beach in October, plan for little chillier nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Fresno.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
night
Fresno

Fresno ©
On the 4th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Legion of Valor Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Forestiere Underground Gardens, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Greek Orthodox Church.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fresno journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Fresno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. October in Fresno sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wawona.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
St George Greek Orthodox Church ©
St George Greek Orthodox Church

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nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Wawona is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wawona trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Fresno to Wawona in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Fresno in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Wawona, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Scotts Valley.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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night
Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley ©
Scotts Valley is a small city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States, about thirty miles (48 km) south of downtown San Jose and six miles (10 km) north of the city of Santa Cruz, in the upland slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Canepa Motorsports Museum, then trek along Lodato Park, and then stroll through Limekiln Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Scotts Valley itinerary website .

You can drive from Wawona to Scotts Valley in 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in October, plan for slightly colder days in Scotts Valley, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Scotts Valley

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Limekiln Trail
Highlights from your plan
Lodato Park ©
Lodato Park
Canepa Motorsports Museum ©
Canepa Motorsports Museum

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and then do a tasting at Beauregard Vineyard.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz road trip planner.

Santa Cruz is just a short distance from Scotts Valley. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Felton.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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nights
Felton

Felton ©
Felton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. On the 10th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Big Basin Redwoods State Park, hike along Loch Lomond Recreation Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Pigeon Point Light Station, get a taste of the local shopping with Stanford Shopping Center, and then explore the world behind art at Cantor Arts Center.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Felton road trip app .

Felton is just a stone's throw from Santa Cruz. In October, daily temperatures in Felton can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Felton

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Pigeon Point Light Station
Highlights from your plan
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Loch Lomond Recreation Area ©
Loch Lomond Recreation Area
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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