10 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Diego

6
nights
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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip website .

April in San Diego sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
On the 25th (Sat), cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online journey maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Fishing Charters & Tours
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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