18 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

18 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 14 nights
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sonoma Coast State Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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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 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive