6 days in San Francisco, Big Sur & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco, Big Sur & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Wawona
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder.

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hawthorne Gallery, and finally take in the views from Bixby Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur sightseeing app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. August in Big Sur sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Explore Wawona's surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Tioga Pass, Taft Point, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Mariposa Grove.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Wawona trip planner.

Getting from Big Sur to Wawona by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Big Sur in August, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Wawona: temperatures range from 97°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Scenic Drive
Tioga Pass
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

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