12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Yermo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Oro Grande
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

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nights
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 Museum of Ice Cream. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of Ice Cream.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Monterey sightseeing tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
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.
To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are warmer, around 43°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Yermo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Yermo

Yermo ©
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. You've now added Calico Ghost Town to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yermo online trip builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yermo in 2 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Yermo, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oro Grande.

Things to do in Yermo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Route 66 Mother Road Museum
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Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town
Route 66 Mother Road Museum ©
Route 66 Mother Road Museum

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nights
Oro Grande

Oro Grande ©
Oro Grande is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, United States. Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oro Grande trip planner.

Getting from Yermo to Oro Grande by car takes about an hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Yermo in July, with highs in Oro Grande at 43°C and lows at 23°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch ©
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch

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