8 days in Yellowstone National Park, Lake Tahoe Area & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park, Lake Tahoe Area & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Yellowstone National Park, Lake Tahoe Area & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
2
Tahoe City
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder app .

New Delhi, India to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 13°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
day
Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 2nd (Sun), grab your bike and head to Truckee River Bike Trail, steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tahoe City trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Tahoe City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Tahoe City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Tahoe City hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Getting from Tahoe City to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Tahoe City in June, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

Similar Plans

9 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Grand Teton, Yellowstone National Park & Keystone BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM CHINA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Las Vegas, Yellowstone National Park & Fargo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Seattle, Oregon & San Francisco BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in San Francisco, Oregon & Seattle BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans