10 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

6
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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.
Visiting Crystal Cove and Newport Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to The Nethercutt Collection and Carpinteria State Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Bowers Museum of Cultural Art (in Santa Ana), Huntington Dog Beach (in Huntington Beach) and 1,000 Steps Beach (in Laguna Beach). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Reagan Ranch Center, kick back and relax at Redondo Beach, stroll through Manhattan Beach, and explore the world behind art at The Broad.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Redondo Beach, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Carpinteria State Beach, Huntington Dog Beach
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The Nethercutt Collection ©
The Nethercutt Collection
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

3
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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.
On the 30th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thentake some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, thenmake a trip to Pothole Dome, and finally stroll through May Lake Trailhead.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

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