15 days in Steamboat Springs, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in Steamboat Springs, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
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Yosemite National Park
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Los Angeles
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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 19th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs tour itinerary planning site.

Denver to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in October, with highs in Steamboat Springs at 59°F and lows at 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Spas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Steamboat Springs to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 66°F. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica Mountains. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Bergamot Station), Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more) and Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat (in Ventura). Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: visit Golden Triangle, examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 62°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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