28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Carmel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Napa
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Berlin

8
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.
Step out of Yosemite National Park with an excursion to Tioga Rd in Lee Vining--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tioga Rd
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Go for a jaunt from Carmel to Moss Landing to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Point Lobos, immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

5
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Explore Napa's surroundings by going to Healdsburg (Gracianna Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, & more), Spirit Works Distillery (in Sebastopol) and Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Napa using our trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Carmel in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Napa: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Healdsburg, Santa Rosa, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Redwood National Park is known for nature, trails, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park, kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, and trek along California Coastal Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Napa to Redwood National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in August: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fern Canyon, Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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