12 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Vista Point, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wapama Falls and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, get great views at Valley View, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles — 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Downtown Disney District, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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