8 days in South Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park & Mono Hot Springs Itinerary

8 days in South Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park & Mono Hot Springs Itinerary

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Fly
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mono Hot Springs
— 3 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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South Lake Tahoe — 1 night

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary maker site.

New York City to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from New York City to South Lake Tahoe, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in South Lake Tahoe to be colder, around 31°F, while days are slightly colder, around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour planning app.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mono Hot Springs.
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Mono Hot Springs — 3 nights

Mono Hot Springs is a summer resort, campground, unincorporated community, and a group of hot springs in Fresno County, central California. On the 27th (Tue), explore the activities along Florence Lake and then do some two-wheel cruising with California Route 36. On your second day here, head outdoors with Black Point Fissures and then head outdoors with Sierra Vista Scenic Byway.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mono Hot Springs road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Mono Hot Springs with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mono Hot Springs, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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