8 days in Yosemite National Park & Sacramento Itinerary

8 days in Yosemite National Park & Sacramento Itinerary

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Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sacramento
— 3 nights
Fly

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Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning website.

Philadelphia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In April, Yosemite National Park is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 59°F and lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sacramento

— 3 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sacramento: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, get into the urban bustle at Golden 1 Center, and explore the galleries of California State Capitol Museum.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento road trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sacramento in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sacramento, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 49°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips