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

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

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Los Angeles
— 13 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, find something for the whole family at Pacific Park, admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit site.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles. Traveling from London in April, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, go for a stroll along the water at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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 5th (Wed), trek along Mariposa Grove, get great views at Washburn Point, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip builder app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Downtown Disney (in Anaheim), Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Explore Los Angeles further: go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, admire the striking features of Watts Towers, and get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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