6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
San Francisco
— 3 nights


Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Half Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Oklahoma City to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Oklahoma City in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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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.
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, stop by Chinatown, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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California travel guide

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.