10 days in Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

10 days in Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
bus:  5​h
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h
End: Yosemite National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Olmsted Point and Valley View. Visiting Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall will get you outdoors. On the 7th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area. There's lots more to do: hike along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yosemite National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 8th (Tue), trek along Big Stump Basin and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, then trek along Mount Whitney Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lone Pine
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Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Mount Whitney Trail ©
Mount Whitney Trail
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin

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