6 days in San Francisco, Lake Tahoe (Nevada) & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco, Lake Tahoe (Nevada) & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco, Lake Tahoe (Nevada) & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Zephyr Cove
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

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 7th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium, then shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers, and then wander the streets of Union Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zephyr Cove.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove ©
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Harbor and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Incline Beach. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground and then see the interesting displays at Genoa Courthouse Museum.

Plan my day in Zephyr Cove using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from San Francisco to Zephyr Cove in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Zephyr Cove hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Incline Village, Nevada Beach Campground, Genoa Courthouse Museum
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Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Genoa Courthouse Museum ©
Genoa Courthouse Museum

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route planning site .

Explore your travel options from Zephyr Cove to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

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