18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  25​h
San Jose
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  5​h
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Point Reyes Station
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
San Pablo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Fremont
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Gilroy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Jose
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Singapore

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Get outdoors at Big Basin Redwoods State Park and West Cliff Drive. Do your shopping at Great Mall and Santana Row. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: The Stanford Shopping Center (in Palo Alto) and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Jose online trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to San Jose is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to San Jose is minus 16 hours. When traveling from Singapore in June, plan for little chillier days in San Jose, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, The Stanford Shopping Center, The Great Mall, West Cliff Drive, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
West Cliff Drive ©
West Cliff Drive
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Santana Row

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Pass. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

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Traveling by car from San Jose to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Jose in June, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Tallac Historic Site and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe online journey planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
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Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site

2
days
San Jose

San Jose ©
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University, wander the streets of The Stanford Shopping Center, and then contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridges State Beach and then go for a walk through West Cliff Drive.

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Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Jose takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, things will get a bit warmer in San Jose: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Point Reyes Station.

Things to do in San Jose

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Santa Cruz
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West Cliff Drive ©
West Cliff Drive
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House

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Point Reyes Station

Point Reyes Station
Point Reyes Station is a small unincorporated town located in western Marin County, California. To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Point Reyes Station trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from San Jose to Point Reyes Station in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Jose in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Point Reyes Station. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Pablo.

Things to do in Point Reyes Station

#Wineries, #Outdoors, #Parks
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San Pablo

San Pablo ©
San Pablo is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Pablo road trip planning app .

Getting from Point Reyes Station to San Pablo by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Point Reyes Station in June, San Pablo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in San Pablo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Point Isabel
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Point Isabel ©
Point Isabel

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San Jose

San Jose
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Getting from San Pablo to San Jose by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from San Pablo in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Jose: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. You'll set off for Fremont on the 11th (Mon).

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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1
day
Fremont

Fremont ©
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Old Mission San Jose, identify plant and animal life at Mission Peak Regional Preserve, and then explore the striking landscape at Central Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fremont online route builder .

Fremont is just a short distance from San Jose. In June in Fremont, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gilroy.

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#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Mission Peak Regional Preserve ©
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
Old Mission San Jose ©
Old Mission San Jose

1
day
Gilroy

Gilroy ©
Gilroy is the southernmost city in Santa Clara County, California. On the 12th (Tue), look for gifts at Garlic World and then get some fabulous bargains at Gilroy Premium Outlets.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Gilroy trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Fremont to Gilroy in an hour. Traveling from Fremont in June, you will find days in Gilroy are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Gilroy

#Shopping
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Gilroy Premium Outlets ©
Gilroy Premium Outlets
Garlic World ©
Garlic World

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Monterey

Monterey ©
The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Gilroy to Monterey takes an hour. Traveling from Gilroy in June, you will find days in Monterey are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in Monterey

#Shopping

Side Trip

The Cheese Shop
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The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

2
days
San Jose

San Jose ©
On the 13th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Santana Row, then steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, and then wander the streets of The Stanford Shopping Center. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through West Cliff Drive and then buy something for everyone on your list at Great Mall.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Jose trip planner .

You can drive from Monterey to San Jose in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Stanford Shopping Center, The Great Mall, West Cliff Drive
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The Great Mall ©
The Great Mall
West Cliff Drive ©
West Cliff Drive
Santana Row ©
Santana Row

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day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary planner.

Getting from San Jose to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Jose in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Jose.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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San Jose

San Jose
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Jose trip planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in San Jose are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You will leave for home on the 16th (Sat).

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