9 days in San Francisco, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Cannon Beach Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Cannon Beach Itinerary

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9 days in San Francisco, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Cannon Beach Itinerary

Start: Green Bay
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  10​h
End: Green Bay

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder .

Green Bay to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Green Bay to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Green Bay in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and finally explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, make a trip to General Sherman Tree, and then hike along Congress Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then shop like a local with Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Cannon Beach takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, plan for much colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 66°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Stevens State Park, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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