26 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

26 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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26 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 13 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 9 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

13
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Natural Bridges State Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Stinson Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Shark Fin Cove (in Davenport), Half Moon Bay (Mavericks & Miramar Beach) and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park, kick back and relax at Limantour Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and enjoy the sea views from Fort Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore, Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point and then trek along May Lake Trailhead.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

9
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Mount Charleston. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Axe Monkeys. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley), Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Helicopter Tours (in Henderson). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get your game on at Dig This, have fun at The Range 702, and take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
River Rafting & Tubing

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