5 days in Yosemite National Park & Oakhurst Itinerary

5 days in Yosemite National Park & Oakhurst Itinerary

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Oakhurst
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:
1​h 15​min
Oakhurst
— 3 nights
Oakhurst

2
days
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.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerery planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Palmdale to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Palmdale in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 38°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Vernal Fall
Half Dome
Yosemite Falls

3
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Oakhurst

Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
You've now added El Capitan to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Devils Postpile National Monument and Zipline. When in Oakhurst, make a side trip to see Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, approximately 1:15 hours away. It doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oakhurst tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Oakhurst. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: high temperatures in Oakhurst hover around 91°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Mammoth Lakes, El Capitan, Zipline
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El Capitan
Mammoth Mountain
Devils Postpile National Monument