14 days in Yellowstone National Park & California Itinerary

14 days in Yellowstone National Park & California Itinerary

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14 days in Yellowstone National Park & California Itinerary

Start: Bristol
+2
train + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Bristol

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, and admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site .

Bristol, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 17-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bristol to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes holiday website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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