33 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

33 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 10 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
Drive
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Truckee
— 6 nights
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San Francisco — 10 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Sulphur Creek Nature Center (in Hayward), Ace It Bike Tours (in Windsor) and Oakland California Temple (in Oakland). Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey planner.

Brussels, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Brussels to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in March, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature
Side Trips

Yosemite National Park — 10 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.
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To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

South Lake Tahoe — 5 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
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To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. In April in South Lake Tahoe, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Truckee.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
Side Trip

Truckee — 6 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Truckee: Homewood (Homewood Mountain Resort & SWA Watersports) and Granlibakken Ski and Sled Area (in Tahoe City). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, explore the landscape on two wheels at Truckee River Bike Trail, stroll through Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, and head outdoors with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

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Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Truckee sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Classes
Side Trips