9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California visit planner

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Oakhurst
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
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Oakhurst
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
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Oakhurst
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
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Oakhurst
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Coarsegold
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then tee off at Lincoln Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning app.

Baltimore to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Baltimore to San Francisco. Traveling from Baltimore in June, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oakhurst.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Oakhurst

— 1 night

Gateway to Yosemite

Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oakhurst road trip planning website.

Drive from San Francisco to Oakhurst in 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Oakhurst to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are warmer, around 95°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 1 day
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.
You've added Yosemite, Tunnel View, Washburn Point, Glacier Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

Yosemite National Park is just a short distance from Oakhurst. Traveling from Oakhurst in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Oakhurst

— 1 night

Gateway to Yosemite

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Oakhurst trip builder tool.

Oakhurst is very close to Yosemite National Park. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Oakhurst at 95°F and lows at 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail as well as Bridalveil Fall. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner.

Yosemite National Park is just a short distance from Oakhurst. Traveling from Oakhurst in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

Oakhurst

— 1 night

Gateway to Yosemite

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oakhurst vacation maker.

Oakhurst is very close to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Oakhurst to be a bit warmer, temps between 95°F and 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Four Mile Trail as well as El Capitan. On the 17th (Thu), trek along Four Mile Trail and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Yosemite National Park is just a stone's throw from Oakhurst. Traveling from Oakhurst in June, things will get slightly colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Oakhurst

— 1 night

Gateway to Yosemite

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Oakhurst holiday maker site.

Oakhurst is just a stone's throw from Yosemite National Park. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Oakhurst at 95°F and lows at 60°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 day

A Land of Giants

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zumwalt Meadow Trail. On the 18th (Fri), trek along General Grant Tree Trail, then Head underground at Crystal Cave, and then hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route builder site.

You can drive from Oakhurst to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coarsegold.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Coarsegold

— 1 night
Coarsegold is a census-designated place in Madera County, California. To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coarsegold day trip planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Coarsegold in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Coarsegold

Casinos · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Coarsegold to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Coarsegold in June, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.