8 days in California's Central Valley Itinerary

8 days in California's Central Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California's Central Valley vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Sacramento
— 1 day
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Charlotte

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Sacramento

— 1 day

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Old Sacramento Waterfront and then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip maker site.

Charlotte to Sacramento is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in August, plan for little chillier nights in Sacramento, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 7 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August, Yosemite National Park is little chillier than Sacramento - with highs of 81°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails