22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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22 days in West Coast Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  14​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

2
days
Seattle

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 1st (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Seattle. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight

3
days
San Diego

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo will get you outdoors. Visit Mission Beach Park and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo

3
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get a sense of the local culture at Getty Center The Publications and Venice Canals Walkway. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and don't miss a visit to Watts Towers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation builder.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and kick back and relax at China Beach.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf

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