15 days in Los Angeles, Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles, Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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15 days in Los Angeles, Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary maker tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
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.
Get outdoors at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Visiting Yellowstone National Park and Artist Point will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, admire all the interesting features of Firehole Canyon Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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