22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Hermosa Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Carlsbad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Wofford Heights
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
car:  7​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
End: San Francisco

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach ©
Hermosa Beach is a beachfront city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the world behind art at ESMoA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Point Vicente Interpretive Center, then examine the collection at Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, and then stroll through Zuma Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hermosa Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Hermosa Beach takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Hermosa Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rancho Palos Verdes, Malibu, ESMoA, Torrance Art Museum, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

2
nights
Carlsbad

Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Carlsbad day trip tool .

Getting from Hermosa Beach to Carlsbad by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Outdoors Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Old Town Temecula, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

2
nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock, identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden and then get engrossed in the history at General George S. Patton Memorial Museum.

Make your Joshua Tree National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Carlsbad in June, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are much hotter, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Wofford Heights.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

General George S. Patton Memorial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

1
night
Wofford Heights

Wofford Heights ©
Wofford Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in the southern Sierra Nevadas, in Kern County, California, United States. To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Wofford Heights trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Wofford Heights takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in June, expect nights in Wofford Heights to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wofford Heights

Museums

Side Trip

The Kern Valley Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Kern Valley Museum ©
The Kern Valley Museum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Wofford Heights to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Wofford Heights in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Panorama Trail. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and de Young Museum. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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