10 days in Yosemite National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

10 days in Yosemite National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Yosemite National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Vernal Fall and Glacier Point. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

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

New York City to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along California Coastal Trail and then stroll through Trillium Falls Hike.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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