13 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in San Francisco, Yosemite National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Bodega Head and Alcatraz Island. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to V. Sattui (in St. Helena) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take a stroll around Civic Center, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary planner

Billund, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Billund in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Head
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), hike along May Lake Trailhead. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Wawona Golf Course and then admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online attractions planner

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Golf Trails
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May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do your shopping at The Grove and Camarillo Premium Outlets. Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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