4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly

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Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park visit planner.

San Diego to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 65°F, while nights are colder with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.