6 days in San Luis Obispo & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

6 days in San Luis Obispo & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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San Luis Obispo
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Yosemite National Park
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San Luis Obispo

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San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): shop like a local with Fiona Bleu Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Luis Obispo attractions website.

Orange to San Luis Obispo is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Orange in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Luis Obispo, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Pier / Boardwalk
Pismo Pier
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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and train from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in December, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 46°F and lows about 14°F. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Must see
Half Dome
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
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Waterfall
Yosemite Falls
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