15 days in New Orleans, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

15 days in New Orleans, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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New Orleans
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San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 19th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then examine the collection at Cabildo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans holiday site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New Orleans. June in New Orleans sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 83°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Stephen & Walker Winery (in Healdsburg) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco route planner.

Getting from New Orleans to San Francisco by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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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 (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then make a trip to Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Art Gallery
Ansel Adams Gallery
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Lookout
Valley View
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