8 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  7​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Chicago

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Walk of Fame and Staples Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see where the action happens at Staples Center, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for much hotter nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Washburn Point, Glacier Point, Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and other attractions you added. Escape the urban bustle at Taft Point and Yosemite Falls. There's more to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

Plan my Yosemite National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can take a bus from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Fresno in August, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 81°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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