7 days in Steamboat Springs & California Itinerary

7 days in Steamboat Springs & California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Steamboat Springs
1
Steamboat Springs
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
End: Steamboat Springs

1
day
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Yampa River Botanic Park, then browse the exhibits of Tread of Pioneers Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, and finally trek along Thunderhead Hiking Trail.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs attractions website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Steamboat Springs. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Steamboat Springs to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (75°F), and nights are warmer (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at de Young Museum, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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