7 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

7 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Napa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Napa

— 3 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Take a break from the city and head to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Balloon Rides. Get some cultural insight at Castello di Amorosa and Domaine Carneros. When in Napa, make a side trip to see Sterling Vineyards in Calistoga, approximately Calistoga away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery.

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Salt Lake City to Napa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Napa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, Napa is little chillier at night with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

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.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore and take pictures at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, and finally play a few rounds at Big Trees Golf Course. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

You can drive from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Napa in September, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 74°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

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Napa Valley travel guide

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Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.