13 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
On the 29th (Fri), stroll through Tuolumne Meadows and then cruise along Tioga Pass. On your second day here, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and then admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

10
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Manhattan Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Pack the 4th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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