8 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

8 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Drive:  7​h 45​min
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

3
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 some cultural insight at Museum of Western Film History and Eastern California Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Whitney Trail and Mt. Whitney. Explore Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park's surroundings by going to Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery (in Independence) and Project Survival's Cat Haven (in Dunlap). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, trek along Big Stump Basin, and cruise along Generals Hwy.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary maker tool .

Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Lone Pine, Independence, Project Survival's Cat Haven
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Project Survival's Cat Haven ©
Project Survival's Cat Haven
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery ©
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Rainbow Pool, make a trip to Valley View, and then stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in March, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rainbow Pool, Travertine Hot Spring
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Rainbow Pool ©
Rainbow Pool
Travertine Hot Spring ©
Travertine Hot Spring

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online route planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon

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