11 days in Yosemite National Park, San Francisco & Big Sur Itinerary

11 days in Yosemite National Park, San Francisco & Big Sur Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Big Sur
— 1 night

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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.
Kids will enjoy Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, hike along Wawona Meadow, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooks Meadow Loop, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip app.

Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 17.5-hour bus ride. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 65°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get curious at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then hike along Partington Cove.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Big Sur trip planning website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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