23 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

23 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 19 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

19
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
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 State Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Mountains) and Zuma Beach (in Malibu). Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see where the action happens at Dodger Stadium, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planning website.

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 and San Bernardino International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Malibu, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

3
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.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Olmsted Point, thenexplore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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