10 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

10 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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10 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Houston
+3
Fly + Bus + Shuttle + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
End: Houston

4
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lone Pine Film History Museums and Eastern California Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manzanar National Historic Site and Alabama Hills. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, hike along General Grant Tree Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip generator.

Houston to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Expect cooler evenings in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park when traveling from Houston in August, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lone Pine, Independence
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General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills

5
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Getty Center The Publications and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, have fun and explore at Travel Town Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (84°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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