8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Yorba Linda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Visalia trip itinerary maker tool .

Los Angeles to Visalia is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in Visalia dip to 59°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Boyden Cavern, Roaring River Falls, General Grant Tree Trail, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, make a trip to Tunnel Log, get all the information you need at Giant Forest Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, and finally hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along General Grant Tree Trail, Head underground at Boyden Cavern, then take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, and finally stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Visalia to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Discover out-of-the-way places like Panorama Trail and Pioneer Yosemite History Center. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and snap pictures at Pohono Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wawona tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Wawona can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yorba Linda.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
Yorba Linda

Yorba Linda ©
Yorba Linda is a suburban city in Orange County, California, approximately 37mi southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yorba Linda day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Yorba Linda with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Yorba Linda when traveling from Wawona in September, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Yorba Linda

Museums Historic Sites
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