8 days in California & Crowley Itinerary

8 days in California & Crowley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Lafayette Regional Airport, Drive to Crowley
— 1 night
Drive to Lafayette Regional Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City


San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, walk around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planning tool.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park — 4 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 7th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Crowley.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Crowley — 1 night

Crowley is a city in and the parish seat of Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. On the 10th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at City of Crowley.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Crowley online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Crowley. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Crowley due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Crowley, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.