4 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

4 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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4 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

San Francisco
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 1 night
San Francisco

2
days
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): hike along Wawona Meadow, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

San Francisco to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf

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