30 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Huntsville Itinerary

30 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Huntsville Itinerary

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30 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Huntsville Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Huntsville
— 9 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Oslo, Norway

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park side-trips: Manzanar National Historic Site (in Independence), Death Valley National Park (Titus Canyon & Ubehebe Crater) and Museum of Western Film History (in Lone Pine). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, and contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Oslo, Norway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. While traveling from Oslo, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park, Manzanar National Historic Site, Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon

11
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco to see Food Tours about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Spend the 12th (Sun) on the water with a fishing tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planner .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Food Tours
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

9
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Chattanooga (Escape Experience - Chattanooga, Tennessee Aquarium, & more), Rock City (in Lookout Mountain) and Scottsboro (Unclaimed Baggage Center & Goose Pond Colony Resort). There's lots more to do: get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and stroll through Fiery Gizzard Trail.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Huntsville trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Huntsville takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Huntsville. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Huntsville, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chattanooga, Scottsboro, Lake Guntersville, Fiery Gizzard Trail, Rock City
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain

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