18 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 14 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles

— 14 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica Mountains and Santa Monica Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary (in Phelan), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and AllWater Charters & Boat Rentals (in Dana Point). Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll through Manhattan Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Paraguay, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife