5 days in Yosemite National Park & Humboldt County Itinerary

5 days in Yosemite National Park & Humboldt County Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
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Arcata
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Eureka
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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 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan and then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 74°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Arcata.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, then get a new perspective on nature at Humboldt State University Natural History Museum, and then make a trip to McKinleyville Totem Pole.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Arcata visit planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Arcata in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: highs in Arcata hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 53°F. You'll set off for Eureka on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Arcata

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. On the 23rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, take an in-depth tour of Ferndale Museum, and then admire the striking features of Carson Mansion. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Patrick's Point State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Eureka trip itinerary planner.

Eureka is just a stone's throw from Arcata. In September, daytime highs in Eureka are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Patrick's Point State Park ©
Patrick's Point State Park
Ferndale Museum ©
Ferndale Museum