14 days in Napa, Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

14 days in Napa, Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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14 days in Napa, Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h
1
Napa
— 2 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 8 nights
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 27th (Fri), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at V. Sattui, and finally soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Napa tour planner.

San Francisco to Napa is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, Napa is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Robert Mondavi Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Balloon Rides

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then trek along Wawona Meadow.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in October: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 8th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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