8 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

8 days in Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Fly
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Napa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Raleigh/Durham

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Napa

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.
Dedicate the 21st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, savor the flavors at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Napa trip itinerary maker website.

Raleigh to Napa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to Napa is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Napa when traveling from Raleigh in October, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
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, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Mariposa Grove, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Napa to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. In October, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder than Napa - with highs of 66°F and lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
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.