11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Miami
tram + Fly:  7​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Sausalito
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Carmel
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
Monterey
— Few hours
Fly + tram:  9​h 15​min
Miami

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Exploratorium and Baker Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Miami to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour combination of train, tram, and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Francisco. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sausalito.

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Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Fort Funston National Park
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium

2
days
Sausalito

Sausalito is a San Francisco Bay Area city in Marin County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, then get great views at Vista Point, and then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Stinson Beach, kick back and relax at Point Reyes Seashore National Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Point Reyes Lighthouse.

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Sausalito is just a stone's throw from San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Napa.

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Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Reyes Station, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach
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Muir Woods National Monument
Stinson Beach
Point Reyes Lighthouse

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Napa trip planner.

Drive from Sausalito to Napa in an hour. Traveling from Sausalito in August, you will find days in Napa are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort Bragg.

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Theme Parks

Side Trip

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

1
day
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Point Cabrillo Light Station and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glass Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort Bragg vacation trip planner.

Getting from Napa to Fort Bragg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Napa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

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Outdoors Beaches Parks

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Point Cabrillo Light Station
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Glass Beach
Point Cabrillo Light Station

2
days
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 7th (Mon), stroll through Redwood National Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinidad State Beach and then don't miss a visit to Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Redwood National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Fort Bragg to Redwood National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Fort Bragg in August, plan for colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tahoe City.

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Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trinidad
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Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

1
day
Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission and then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Carmel. August in Carmel sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

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Point Lobos State Reserve

few
hours
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. For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monterey vacation trip planner.

Monterey is very close to Carmel. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Historic Sites
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San Carlos Cathedral

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