7 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Fishing Charters & Tours to your itinerary.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip tool .

Birmingham to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Visiting Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and get great views at Washburn Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Wawona tour itinerary planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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