11 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park

— 7 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.
On the 9th (Sun), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

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Mexico City, Mexico to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums