21 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

21 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 14 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 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 a sense of the local culture at Montana Avenue and California Science Center. Head to Annenberg Community Beach House and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center, Disneyland Park, &more), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Bergamot Station, &more) and Virga Gallery (in Laguna Beach). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, 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. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in February, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 29th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally wander the streets of Nob Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, shop like a local with Union Square, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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.
Get outdoors at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, get great views at Washburn Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails