9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Sacramento
— Few hours
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Napa
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 day
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Monterey
— Few hours
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
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San Luis Obispo
— Few hours
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Sacramento
— 1 night

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Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sacramento day trip website.

Little Rock to Sacramento is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Little Rock to Sacramento is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Little Rock in June since evenings lows in Sacramento dip to 58°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel to Napa.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries · Parks · Tours

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Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Napa online itinerary builder.

Getting from Sacramento to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sacramento in June, expect Napa to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cornerstone Sonoma
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Wilderness Park ©
Skyline Wilderness Park
Caldwell Vineyard ©
Caldwell Vineyard
Trinitas Cellars ©
Trinitas Cellars

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Presidio of San Francisco as well as Golden Gate Bridge. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Napa in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Del Mar Beach, then learn about winemaking at Folktale Winery & Vineyard, and then admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Carmel day trip website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Folktale Winery & Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Folktale Winery & Vineyard ©
Folktale Winery & Vineyard
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission ©
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission

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Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at AiX and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monterey vacation maker tool.

Monterey is just a short distance from Carmel. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

AiX, Lovers Point

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Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip planner.

Drive from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You will leave for Cambria on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 15th (Sat), take in the history at Mission San Antonio de Padua, look for gifts at Red Moose Cookie Company, then kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonstone Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Hearst Ranch Winery. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing, look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Dollar Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cambria travel website.

Getting from Big Sur to Cambria by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Big Sur in June, expect nights in Cambria to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are much warmer, around 93°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Simeon, Sand Dollar Beach, Mission San Antonio de Padua
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Sand Dollar Beach ©
Sand Dollar Beach

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at The Shell Shop.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo driving holiday planner.

Drive from Cambria to San Luis Obispo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cambria, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Shopping

Side Trip

The Shell Shop
Highlights from your plan
The Shell Shop ©
The Shell Shop

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then explore the galleries of Ansel Adams Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planning site.

Do a combination of bus and train from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 43°F in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Valley View ©
Valley View

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Loch Leven Lakes Trail, then steep yourself in history at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, then grab your bike and head to American River Bicycle Trail, and finally look for gifts at Evangeline's. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beals Point and then grab your bike and head to Lower American River.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sacramento travel site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sacramento by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Sacramento is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 91°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Beals Point
Highlights from your plan
Loch Leven Lakes Trail ©
Loch Leven Lakes Trail
Lower American River ©
Lower American River
Evangeline's ©
Evangeline's

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