10 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

San Francisco
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 7 nights
San Francisco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall and then tee off at Big Trees Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then trek along Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

San Francisco to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 59°F, while nights are colder with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Twin Peaks. Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Fort Funston National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Montara State Beach (in Montara), Miramar Beach (in Half Moon Bay) and Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Bodega Head, Bean Hollow State Beach, Montara State Beach, Miramar Beach
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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