8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Reno
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bridgeport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
day
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral, and then try your luck at Sands Regency Casino.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reno tour itinerary builder tool .

Detroit to Reno is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Reno due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Detroit in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Reno: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games Parks Casinos
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Sands Regency Casino ©
Sands Regency Casino
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park ©
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Vikingsholm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Theresa Catholic Church, and finally relax in the rural setting at Tahoe Trout Farm.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Reno to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Reno in November; daily highs in South Lake Tahoe reach 52°F and lows reach 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bridgeport.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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St Theresa Catholic Church ©
St Theresa Catholic Church
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Bridgeport

Bridgeport ©
Bridgeport is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mono County, California, United States. On the 6th (Tue), see a world frozen in time at Bodie State Historic Park and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Bodie.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bridgeport trip site .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Bridgeport in 2 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°F in Bridgeport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bridgeport

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bodie
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Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Bodie ©
Bodie

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Frog's Leap Winery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Benziger Family Winery, learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, and then make a trip to Sonoma Plaza.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website .

You can drive from Bridgeport to San Francisco in 5 hours. Traveling from Bridgeport in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sonoma, Rutherford, VJB Cellars, Oxbow Public Market, Pride Mountain Vineyards
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

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