11 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Yosemite National Park
1
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Yosemite National Park

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Yosemite National Park. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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