6 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

6 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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6 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 38°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at Getty Center The Publications and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are warmer (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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