9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium.

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Minneapolis to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along May Lake Trailhead, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are little chillier (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Monterey online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Monterey, with highs around 70°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel tool.

Getting from Monterey to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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