9 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

9 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Napa — 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Inglenook, Domaine Carneros, Clos du Val Winery, and other attractions you added. Dedicate the 17th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Judd's Hill MicroCrush and stop by Oxbow Public Market.

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Washington to Napa is an approximately 41-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Washington in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Napa, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

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Drive from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Napa in October, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 66°F and lows at 28°F. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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