4 days in San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

4 days in San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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4 days in San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Drive:  5​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest Museum Trailhead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Lone Pine Film History Museums and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, shuttle, and car. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Lone Pine Film History Museums
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Giant Forest
General Sherman Tree
Lone Pine Film History Museums

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