16 days in West Coast Itinerary

16 days in West Coast Itinerary

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16 days in West Coast Itinerary

London
Fly:  12​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
Seattle

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and then browse the range of quality goods at NORDSTROM. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Pioneer Square, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In July in Seattle, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight

4
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. For shopping fun, head to Santa Monica Farmers Market or Third Street Promenade. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, stop by Amoeba Music, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Seattle to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

4
days
Yosemite National Park

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.
Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company in Bear Valley, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park route maker website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Your inner history buff will appreciate City Lights Booksellers & Publishers and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app .

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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