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 day
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

October in San Diego sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Nevada Falls Loop, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and stroll through Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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