10 days in Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Las Vegas, Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will enjoy Fountains of Bellagio and High Roller. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, have fun at Paris Las Vegas, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip planner.

Washington DC to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Taft Point. There's still lots to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder.

Take a bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 17.5 hours. In August, Yosemite National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get curious at Exploratorium, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thengo for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, thenstroll around Golden Gate Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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