10 days in West Coast Itinerary

10 days in West Coast Itinerary

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10 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then walk around Heisler Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 11 hours. February in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Heisler Park
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ©

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Stanislaus National Forest and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 10°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Chilnualna Falls ©
Chilnualna Falls
Pothole Dome ©
Pothole Dome
Washburn Point ©
Washburn Point

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Cable Car Museum. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and appreciate the history behind Coit Tower.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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