9 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

9 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Green Bay
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h 15​min
End: Green Bay

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and finally take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, and then trek along Congress Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

Green Bay to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Green Bay to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Green Bay - with highs of 94°F and lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the next day, engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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