6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Yosemite Falls and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Denver to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Denver in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Yosemite Falls
4.7

1
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by car takes about 5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in Monterey hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online attractions planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

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