6 days in Yosemite National Park, Napa Valley & San Francisco Itinerary

6 days in Yosemite National Park, Napa Valley & San Francisco Itinerary

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Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
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St. Helena
— Few hours
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

San Diego to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (74°F), and nights are much colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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St. Helena

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
On the 30th (Sat), learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, learn about winemaking at Flora Springs - The Room, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St. Helena trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to St. Helena takes 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: high temperatures in St. Helena hover around 84°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Waddell Beach. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.