49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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49 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
San Simeon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Carmel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Klamath
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
8
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Gorham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Lebanon
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h
End: Chicago

7
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica Pier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Augusta to Los Angeles is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Augusta to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Augusta in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like General Grant Tree Trail and Giant Forest. Step out of the city life by going to Alabama Hills and Manzanar National Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: The Senate (in Three Rivers) and Lone Pine (Mount Whitney Trail, California Historical Landmark 507, & more). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, trek along Big Stump Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Cedar Grove Visitor Center, and admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lone Pine, Manzanar National Historic Site, The Senate
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills

2
nights
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Harmony Pottery Works, admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Artifacts Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Ragged Point Overlook, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Creek Falls Trail, and finally kick back and relax at Sand Dollar Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Simeon trip planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Simeon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May since evenings lows in San Simeon dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cambria, Harmony Pottery Works, Sand Dollar Beach, Salmon Creek Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Salmon Creek Falls Trail ©
Salmon Creek Falls Trail
Sand Dollar Beach ©
Sand Dollar Beach
Harmony Pottery Works ©
Harmony Pottery Works

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. Escape the urban bustle at Asilomar State Beach and Carmel River State Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pfeiffer State Beach and Rancho Canada Golf Club. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sur (Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park & McWay Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and learn about winemaking at Caraccioli Cellars.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in June, plan for colder days in Carmel, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Presidio of San Francisco and Twin Peaks. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marin Headlands and San Francisco Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: VJB Cellars (in Kenwood), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Dedicate the 10th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Klamath.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, VJB Cellars, Muir Woods National Monument, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

5
nights
Klamath

Klamath ©
Klamath is an unincorporated, rural, census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, situated on US Route 101 inland from the mouth of the Klamath River. Get outdoors at Trees of Mystery and Point St George Park. Bring the kids along to Big Lagoon County Park and Pebble Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klamath: Crescent City (Rumiano Cheese Company & Northcoast Marine Mammal Center), Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse (in Trinidad) and Redwood National Park (in Redwood National Park). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Trillium Falls Hike, contemplate the waterfront views at Klamath River, get outside with High Bluff Overlook, and admire all the interesting features of Requa Road.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Klamath trip builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Francisco to Klamath. In June, Klamath is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 61°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Klamath

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crescent City, Redwood National Park, Trinidad
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
High Bluff Overlook ©
High Bluff Overlook

7
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 Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Vernal Fall. Explore hidden gems such as Sentinel Dome and Tunnel View. Spend the 24th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Klamath to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Klamath in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): have fun and explore at MWV Children's Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, then look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, and finally stroll through Baldface Range. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): hike along North Moat Mountain Trail, stop by Bavarian Chocolate Haus, and then get your game on at Pirate's Cove Adventure Mini Golf.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our North Conway trip builder app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to North Conway by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to North Conway is 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, North Conway is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
MWV Children's Museum ©
MWV Children's Museum
Bavarian Chocolate Haus ©
Bavarian Chocolate Haus

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 27th (Thu), hit the slopes at Loon Mountain Resort. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Fadden's General Store, contemplate the waterfront views at Cascade Falls, then get your game on at Hobo Hills Adventure Golf, then take in the dramatic scenery at Franconia Falls, and finally get great views at Sugar Hill Scenic Vista.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln online trip builder .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Lincoln, with lows of 51°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gorham.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Woodstock, New England Ski Museum
Highlights from your plan
Loon Mountain Resort ©
Loon Mountain Resort
Hobo Hills Adventure Golf ©
Hobo Hills Adventure Golf
New England Ski Museum ©
New England Ski Museum

2
nights
Gorham

Gorham ©
Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. On the 29th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Presidential Rail Trail and then ski along the peaceful trails at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Gorham trip planner .

You can drive from Lincoln to Gorham in 2 hours. Traveling from Lincoln in June, expect nights in Gorham to be slightly colder, around 39°F, while days are colder, around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lebanon.

Things to do in Gorham

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

South Portland, Funtown Splashtown USA
Highlights from your plan
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center ©
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Funtown Splashtown USA ©
Funtown Splashtown USA

2
nights
Lebanon

Lebanon ©
Lebanon is a city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Camp Plymouth State Park, and then explore the galleries of AVA Gallery and Art Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lebanon journey planner .

Traveling by car from Gorham to Lebanon takes 3 hours. Traveling from Gorham in July, you will find days in Lebanon are much warmer (83°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (59°F). On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lebanon

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ludlow, Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Camp Plymouth State Park ©
Camp Plymouth State Park
Balloon Rides
AVA Gallery and Art Center ©
AVA Gallery and Art Center

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