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 Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Bergamot Stationfor plenty of shopping. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Third Street Promenade, &more), Virga Gallery (in Laguna Beach) and Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center, Disneyland Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, identify plant and animal life at Running Horse Ranch, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planner.

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. In February, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to 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.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder tool.

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 Olmsted Point. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in March, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are colder (-5°C). On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature