7 days in Yosemite National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

7 days in Yosemite National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Truckee
— 4 nights
Drive

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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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 14th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, and get great views at Valley View.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday builder website.

Houston to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Yosemite National Park. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Truckee.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Truckee — 4 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Truckee: Incline Village (Sand Harbor & UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tompkins Memorial Trail, grab your bike and head to Truckee River Legacy Trail, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Truckee road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Truckee with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Truckee, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
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