38 days in California, Glenbrook & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Crescent City
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San Francisco
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Tahoma
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Glenbrook
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
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Carmel
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Sacramento
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to The Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleriafor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Gamble House and Autry Museum of the American West. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, approximately El Segundo away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (NOTE: Fix the three typos in the About section), take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum LA, admire the masterpieces at Bhagavad-gita Diorama-Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Doha, Qatar to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Doha in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are cooler, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Crescent City.
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Crescent City — 5 nights

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Explore hidden gems such as Enderts Beach and Brookings Fishing Charters. Visiting Crissey Field State Park and Hammond Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Moonstone Beach in Trinidad (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Crescent City Harbor, look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, stroll through Boy Scout Big Tree Trail, and kick back and relax at Point St George Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Crescent City online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Crescent City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get a bit cooler in Crescent City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to USS Hornet Museum and Goosecross Cellars. Get a sense of the local culture at Dutton Goldfield Winery and The Marine Mammal Center. Change things up with a short trip to Cantor Arts Center in Palo Alto (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Golden Gate Promenade.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Crescent City to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Crescent City in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tahoma.
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Tahoma — 1 day

Tahoma is a census-designated place in Placer and El Dorado counties, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail and then choose your vessel at SWA Watersports.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tahoma sightseeing tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Tahoma in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Tahoma are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glenbrook.
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Glenbrook — 1 night

Glenbrook is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 7th (Thu), stroll through Echo Lakes Hiking Trail, then grab your bike and head to South Lake Tahoe Bike Path, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cave Rock.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenbrook trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tahoma to Glenbrook takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tahoma in July; daily highs in Glenbrook reach 38°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Ansel Adams Gallery or Yosemite Museum Gallery. Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at North Dome, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, trek along May Lake Trailhead, and admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Glenbrook to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Glenbrook in July, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 4 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zumwalt Meadow Trail and Tokopah Falls. Get outdoors at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and Roaring River Falls. Step out of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to go to Visalia and see Giant Sequoia National Monument, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: hike along Big Stump Basin, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 43°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coronado Dog Beach, discover the deep blue sea with San Diego Scuba Guide, and then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonlight State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Del Mar City Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego planner.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are colder, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): shop like a local with The Gallery at Aria, examine the collection at The Auto Collections, then see the interesting displays at Burlesque Hall of Fame, and finally stop by M&M'S Las Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum, then have fun at Green Valley Range, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to fly to Carmel.
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Carmel — 2 nights

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 21st (Thu): hike along Scenic Road Walkway, then admire the masterpieces at Monterey Museum of Art, and then stroll through Path of History. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Santa Cruz Harbor Beach, get engrossed in the history at Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, and then kick back and relax at Capitola Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Carmel trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Carmel reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sacramento.
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Sacramento — 5 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sacramento History Museum and Aerospace Museum of California. Museum-lovers will appreciate California State Indian Museum and Governor's Mansion. Step out of Sacramento with an excursion to California Agriculture Museum in Woodland--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around William Land Park, trek along Stevens Trail, pick up some local products at Farmers Market, and examine the collection at Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Carmel in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

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