6 days in Death Valley National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

6 days in Death Valley National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Death Valley National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Yosemite National Park
bus:  9​h 30​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
bus:  9​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Yosemite National Park

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then get great views at Dante's View. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, explore the activities along Badwater, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park travel itinerary creator.

Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour bus ride. You can also do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect Death Valley National Park to be warmer, temps between 46°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zabriskie Point
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, trails, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, cruise along Tioga Pass, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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