Yosemite Day Trips from San Francisco
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
How is the weather in Yosemite compared to San Francisco?
During the day, Yosemite Park tends to be hotter than San Francisco. Nights are cooler than the city.
Does Yosemite have snow?
Snow generally accumulates by mid-November, and at high elevations there is snow by September. Bear in mind that some trails are closed during the colder months, so if you want to fully experience a snow-covered Yosemite your best bet is to visit between November and December.
Are there giant sequoias in Yosemite?
Yes! There are three giant sequoia groves that you can visit: the Mariposa Grove, the Tuolumne Grove and the Merced Grove. Mariposa Grove is the most popular option among visitors.