10 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip itinerary planner

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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 7 nights

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Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Yosemite National Park. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

San Francisco

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 57°F.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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