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: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

4
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 list of things to see and do now includes Stearns Wharf, Santa Monica Pier, Downtown Disney, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, watch a film at California Science Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In March, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier, Stearns Wharf
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Village, Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. On the 10th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View and then make a trip to Yosemite Village. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

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. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twin Peaks, Lombard Street and California Academy of Sciences. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and don't miss a visit to Book Passage.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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