17 days in San Francisco, Sausalito & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

17 days in San Francisco, Sausalito & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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17 days in San Francisco, Sausalito & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
bus:  15​min
2
Sausalito
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Brussels

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sausalito.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

2
nights
Sausalito

Sausalito
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Muir Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sausalito online route planner .

Sausalito is just a stone's throw from San Francisco. In August, daytime highs in Sausalito are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sausalito

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Muir Beach, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Muir Beach
Muir Beach
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate National Recreation Area ©

6
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 Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sausalito to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sausalito in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 13th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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