9 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Bodega Dunes (in Bodega), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the exhibits of USS Pampanito, take a stroll through SoMa, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Patrick Amiot, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Yosemite Village, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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