8 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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8 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + subway:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: London


3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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