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
— 1 night
Drive
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website.

San Diego to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, learn about winemaking at Flora Springs - The Room, and then indulge your taste buds at Castello di Amorosa.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the St. Helena day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to St. Helena takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in St. Helena: highs are around 84°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. We've included these beaches for you: 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.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

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

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · 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.