4 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

4 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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4 days in San Diego & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: San Diego

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Diego. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

Plan trip to Wawona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Wawona. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Wawona hover around 97°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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