11 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Perth
Fly:  26​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
Perth

3
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and don't miss a visit to Transamerica Pyramid.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Perth in June, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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 21st (Thu), trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then hike along Wawona Meadow, and finally make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect much hotter with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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