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

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

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

Start: Orlando
Fly:  47​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  41​h
End: Orlando

1
day
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 8th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Orlando to San Francisco is an approximately 47-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in July, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Lembert Dome, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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