2 days in Death Valley National Park & Fresno Itinerary

2 days in Death Valley National Park & Fresno Itinerary

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Death Valley National Park
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Fresno
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Death Valley National Park. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Fresno.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fresno

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The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blossom Trail, Woodward Regional Park and Forestiere Underground Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Forestiere Underground Gardens, stroll around Woodward Regional Park, thenstroll through Blossom Trail, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fresno Chaffee Zoo.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fresno trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Fresno in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In December in Fresno, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Nature Trails

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Sequoia National Park
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Sequoia National Park
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Fresno Chaffee Zoo
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Forestiere Underground Gardens

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