9 Scenic Stops On A San Francisco to Yosemite Road Trip

While San Francisco is known for world-famous attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the infamous Alcatraz Island, Yosemite National Park is notorious for its dipping valleys, massive rocky monoliths, roaring waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoias.

The non-stop route from San Fran (SFO) to Yosemite National Park in California without stopping is about 170 miles and includes tolls.

Distance from San Francisco to Yosemite

For the non-stop route, it will only take about four and a half hours, depending on traffic.

How Long is the Drive From San Francisco to Yosemite?

The third most-visited city park in the U.S., receiving around 13 million visitors yearly, Golden Gate Park is an oasis of entertainment, boasting something for everyone to enjoy.

Best Stops Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

A recreational jewel and one of the oldest parks in the District, Tilden Regional Park has quickly become an East Bay area favorite to be enjoyed with families and friends.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley

Stroll through the scenic park on different paths, such as the Lake Chabot History Walk, to learn about the park’s history while basking in the refreshing views.

Lake Chabot Regional Park, Castro Valley

Bringing history to its visitors, the park features a working roundhouse, vintage steam trains, and a designated California Historic Landmark, the Sierra Railway Shops.

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown

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