15 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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15 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  4​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 13 nights
End: San Francisco

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Winchester, UK to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Winchester to Yosemite National Park is minus 8 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Winchester in April, with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

13
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and The Exploratorium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street), tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and admire the masterpieces at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip generator.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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