15 days in Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Zephyr Cove
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Zephyr Cove
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 7 nights
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Zephyr Cove

— 1 night
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): hike along Tahoe Meadows Trail and then stroll through Secret Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Burnt Cedar Beach, then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor, and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zephyr Cove travel planning website.

Manchester, UK to Zephyr Cove is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zephyr Cove, with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
Get some cultural insight at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Ansel Adams Gallery. Visiting Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, and explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zephyr Cove to Yosemite National Park. In April, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. Get in touch with nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Muir Beach (in Muir Beach). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

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Casinos · Beaches · Bodies of Water