4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall and then don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

Chicago to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yosemite National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Chicago in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 46°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 14°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 59°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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