10 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): get curious at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

7
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.
Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, get great views at Tunnel View, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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