10 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Amsterdam

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

3
days
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.
On the 9th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, stroll through May Lake Trailhead, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -12°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

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