5 days in Jackson & California Itinerary

5 days in Jackson & California Itinerary

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Jackson
— 1 day
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Jackson

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Jackson — 1 day

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Eudora Welty House and Garden, view the masterpieces at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Original First Baptist Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jackson tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Jackson. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to San Francisco.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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San Francisco — 1 night

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Jackson to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jackson in June, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Valley View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
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.