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

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Vista Point, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wapama Falls and Mariposa Grove. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, get great views at Valley View, and trek along May Lake Trailhead.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District). There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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