9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Incline Village
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. There's still lots to do: trek along Lands End, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Fort Point, and admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

1
night
Incline Village

Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Tompkins Memorial Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Incline Village visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Incline Village takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Incline Village, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Incline Village

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Truckee
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River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then get great views at Half Dome.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wawona trip website .

You can drive from Incline Village to Wawona in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Incline Village in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Wawona: highs are around 84°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, hike along Big Baldy, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip site .

Drive from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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