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

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

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

Los Angeles
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hermosa Beach Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path and then trek along Devil's Punchbowl.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

26-Mile Bike Path, Hermosa Beach Pier, Devil's Punchbowl, Manhattan Beach
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Devil's Punchbowl ©
Devil's Punchbowl
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 22nd (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stinson Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Montara State Beach and then kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Montara State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach
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Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

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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 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then trek along Wawona Meadow, and then hike along May Lake Trailhead. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Travertine Hot Spring and then trek along Merced Grove.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary 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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Travertine Hot Spring
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Merced Grove ©
Merced Grove

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