7 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary website .

Montreal, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

2
nights
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 28th (Sat), stroll through Wawona Meadow, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 29th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

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