7 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

7 days in Yosemite National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, then get great views at Valley View, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

San Francisco to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Streets of San Francisco Bike Tours, Red and White Fleet and Golden Gate Bridge. Take a break from the city and head to Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (in Santa Cruz).

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Safari West, Muir Woods National Monument, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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