8 days in Oakland & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

8 days in Oakland & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Oakland & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Oakland
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Oakland
— 3 nights
drive:  4​h
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
drive:  4​h
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Oakland
— 1 night
End: Oakland

3
nights
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): deepen your understanding at Lawrence Hall of Science.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oakland day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Oakland. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Oakland

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lawrence Hall of Science, Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Lawrence Hall of Science

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Nevada Falls Loop, Bridalveil Fall, Valley View, and other attractions. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and car from Oakland to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Oakland, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 46°F. You will leave for Oakland on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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night
Oakland

Oakland ©
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Oakland day trip website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Oakland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in Oakland to be somewhat warmer, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks
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Redwood Regional Park ©
Redwood Regional Park

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