21 days in West Coast Itinerary

21 days in West Coast Itinerary

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21 days in West Coast Itinerary

Budapest
Fly:  17​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Budapest

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary maker site .

Budapest, Hungary to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Budapest to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
days
San Diego

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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage in Encinitas, approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and view the masterpieces at Glasshouse-Studio.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle tour itinerary builder app .

Fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Seattle, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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