3 days in Fresno & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

3 days in Fresno & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Fresno
— Few hours
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Fresno

The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Dan Rouit's Flat Track Museum and then sample the tasty concoctions at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fresno vacation planning site.

Salt Lake City to Fresno is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: high temperatures in Fresno hover around 92°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, cruise along Tioga Pass, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Yosemite National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Fresno in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (74°F), and nights are cooler (38°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors