4 days in San Jose & Zion National Park Itinerary

4 days in San Jose & Zion National Park Itinerary

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San Jose
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 day
Fly
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San Jose
— 1 night
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San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 26th (Thu), stroll around Cuesta Park, then take in the architecture and design of Stanford University, then look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Oakland California Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Children's Discovery Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Jose online travel route planner.

San Francisco to San Jose is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a subway. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner.

Fly from San Jose to Zion National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Jose to Zion National Park. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Jose in November; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 61°F and lows reach 29°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Jose.
Highlights from your trip

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San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Hanuman Yoga Retreat, engage your brain at Children's Discovery Museum, and then stroll around Cuesta Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Jose trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to San Jose takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to San Jose due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in November, with highs in San Jose at 67°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Spas · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

Side Trips