8 days in Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Yosemite National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip generator.

Toronto, Canada to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Toronto to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

2
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Teton and Firehole Canyon Drive will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip generator.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 13°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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