5 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

5 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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5 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Calabasas
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Calabasas

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.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls and then take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Calabasas to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Calabasas in April, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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North Dome ©
North Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind The Wave Organ, get curious at Exploratorium, and then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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