12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Myers
fly:  10​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Boulder City
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Big Sur
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
car:  6​h 30​min
7
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Portland
— 1 night
train:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 1 night
fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Fort Myers

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Fort Myers to Las Vegas is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, taxi, and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Myers to Las Vegas. Traveling from Fort Myers in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums
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Titanic ©
Titanic

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Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, see the interesting displays at Nevada State Railroad Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boulder City online route planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Boulder City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boulder City can reach 103°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Nevada State Railroad Museum ©
Nevada State Railroad Museum
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Tom Devlin's Monster Museum ©
Tom Devlin's Monster Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Las Vegas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toSequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls.

Planning Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 98°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Big Sur.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
You can plan Big Sur trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Big Sur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Big Sur hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

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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.
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Big Sur to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Big Sur in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

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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 8th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakeside Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bumpass Hell and then admire the sheer force of Kings Creek Falls.

Find out how to plan Lassen Volcanic National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Lassen Volcanic National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park: temperatures range from 101°F by day to 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature
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Kings Creek Falls ©
Kings Creek Falls
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Redwood National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be slightly colder, around 52°F, while days are cooler, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 11th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, and then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Portland in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Redwood National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Portland: highs are around 83°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Vancouver
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Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Fri), take a stroll through Union Square and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Union Square ©
Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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