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
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + tram + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Manchester

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco custom trip planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Parks Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings
Twin Peaks

5
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 Taft Point and Sentinel Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Taft Point
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo

2
days
Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hike along Second Beach Trail. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then stroll through Ruby Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park custom trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, Olympic National Park is a bit cooler than San Diego - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Safeco Field and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation builder.

Fly from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Sightseeing Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market

2
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Seaside Aquarium, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach vacation builder.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Cannon Beach to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside Aquarium, Astoria Column
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park

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