10 days in San Jose & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Jose & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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10 days in San Jose & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Jose
1
San Jose
— 6 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
End: San Jose

6
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Get some historical perspective at Cannery Row and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Get a sense of the local culture at Filoli and Winchester Mystery House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Mountain View Farmers Market (in Mountain View), Carmel (Carmel Mission, Point Lobos, & more) and Monterey (Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, Monterey Bay, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Cantor Arts Center, see the interesting displays at The Tech Museum of Innovation, and shop like a local with Pace Art and Technology.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose trip itinerary maker website .

In March, daytime highs in San Jose are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monterey, Mountain View, Carmel, Menlo Park, Palo Alto
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally take an in-depth tour of Parsons Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and car from San Jose to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from San Jose in March, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 23°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
North Dome ©
North Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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