4 days in El Portal & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

4 days in El Portal & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
El Portal
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
night
El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You've now added YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and then hunt for treasures at El Portal Market.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our El Portal trip itinerary builder.

New York City to El Portal is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to El Portal, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, you will find days in El Portal are somewhat warmer (77°F), and nights are little chillier (46°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wawona.

Things to do in El Portal

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Portal Market ©
El Portal Market

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, then admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and then hike along Mariposa Grove.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Wawona trip planner.

You can drive from El Portal to Wawona in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Chilnualna Falls ©
Chilnualna Falls

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