10 days in San Diego & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Diego & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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San Diego
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego road trip planning tool.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 33°F and 12°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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