6 days in Salt Lake City, Lake Tahoe Area & San Francisco Itinerary

6 days in Salt Lake City, Lake Tahoe Area & San Francisco Itinerary

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Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
3
Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at 92°F and lows at 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 25th (Tue), paddle through the water with Day Go Adventures, take a memorable tour with Lake Tahoe Balloons, and then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe travel route planning website.

Fly from Salt Lake City to South Lake Tahoe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are colder (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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Olympic Valley

On the 26th (Wed), trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, get interesting insight from Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic Valley tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 38°F in Olympic Valley. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

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Getting from Olympic Valley to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Olympic Valley in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums