8 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ansel Adams Gallery and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Nevada Falls Loop.

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Newark to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Newark in June, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Farmers Market). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, get a taste of the local shopping with Two Rodeo Drive, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary 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 bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 62°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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