9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Lone Pine
— 1 night
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Lee Vining
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Manzanar National Historic Site and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alabama Hills.

Start your trip to Lone Pine by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Los Angeles to Lone Pine is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Lone Pine hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
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Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills

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Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Panum Crater, then identify plant and animal life at Mono Lake County Park, then get impressive views of Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, and finally explore and take pictures at Tioga Rd.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lee Vining tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Lone Pine to Lee Vining in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lone Pine in May: high temperatures in Lee Vining hover around 65°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Panum Crater
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Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park
Tioga Rd
Tioga Rd

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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 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail, then explore and take pictures at Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, and then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park journey maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Lee Vining to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Lee Vining, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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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 some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online route builder.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (65°F), and nights are colder (34°F). On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

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