5 days in Western US Itinerary

5 days in Western US Itinerary

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5 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+2
train + Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Nottingham

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

Nottingham, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Nottingham to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nottingham in November, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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