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

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

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

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Pier as well as Disney California Adventure Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Houston to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disney California Adventure Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in March, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 53°F and lows at 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

3
nights
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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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