28 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

28 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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28 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
San Francisco
— 22 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Petco Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read our San Diego holiday builder site .

San Francisco to San Diego is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Petco Park ©
Petco Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

22
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Monterey Bay and San Francisco Bay. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip site .

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from San Diego in June, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Jenner, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, St. Helena
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then don't miss a visit to Valley View, and then stroll through Four Mile Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yosemite National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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