38 days in California, Glenbrook & Las Vegas Itinerary

38 days in California, Glenbrook & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Crescent City
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Tahoma
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Glenbrook
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
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Carmel
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Sacramento
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to The Americana at Brand and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gitafor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Gamble House and Glendale Galleria. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, approximately El Segundo away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website.

Doha, Qatar to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Doha to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Doha in June, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Crescent City.
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Crescent City — 5 nights

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Explore hidden gems such as Enderts Beach and Boy Scout Big Tree Trail. Visiting Crissey Field State Park and Point St George Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Brookings Fishing Charters (in Brookings), Hammond Trail (in McKinleyville) and Moonstone Beach (in Trinidad). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Crescent City Harbor, walk around Beach Front Park, head off the coast to Castle Island, and take an in-depth tour of Del Norte County History Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Crescent City trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Crescent City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Crescent City is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to USS Hornet Museum and Goosecross Cellars. Get a sense of the local culture at Dutton Goldfield Winery and The Marine Mammal Center. Change things up with a short trip to Cantor Arts Center in Palo Alto (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Golden Gate Promenade.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Crescent City to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Crescent City in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Tahoma.
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Tahoma — 1 day

Tahoma is a census-designated place in Placer and El Dorado counties, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail and then choose your vessel at SWA Watersports.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tahoma sightseeing tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Tahoma in 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Tahoma are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glenbrook.
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Glenbrook — 1 night

Glenbrook is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 7th (Thu), stroll through Echo Lakes Hiking Trail, then grab your bike and head to South Lake Tahoe Bike Path, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cave Rock.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenbrook trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tahoma to Glenbrook takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tahoma in July; daily highs in Glenbrook reach 38°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Ansel Adams Gallery or Yosemite Museum Gallery. Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: hike along May Lake Trailhead, explore the different monuments and memorials at Yosemite Cemetery, get great views at Valley View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glenbrook to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Glenbrook in July, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 4 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zumwalt Meadow Trail and Tokopah Falls. Get outdoors at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and Grizzly Falls. Step out of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to go to Visalia and see Giant Sequoia National Monument, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Stump Basin.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 43°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coronado Dog Beach, discover the deep blue sea with San Diego Scuba Guide, and then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonlight State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Del Mar City Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego planner.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are colder, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): shop like a local with The Gallery at Aria, examine the collection at The Auto Collections, then see the interesting displays at Burlesque Hall of Fame, and finally stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum, then get outside with Green Valley Range, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to fly to Carmel.
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Carmel — 2 nights

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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hike along Scenic Road Walkway, then admire the masterpieces at Monterey Museum of Art, and then stroll through Path of History. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Santa Cruz Harbor Beach, get engrossed in the history at Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, and then kick back and relax at Capitola Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Carmel trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Carmel reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sacramento.
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Sacramento — 5 nights

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sacramento History Museum and William Land Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate California State Indian Museum and Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum. Step out of Sacramento with an excursion to California Agriculture Museum in Woodland--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Governor's Mansion, trek along Davis Greenbelt, stroll through Stevens Trail, and pick up some local products at Farmers Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sacramento itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Carmel to Sacramento in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Carmel in July, you will find days in Sacramento are warmer (39°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

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