10 days in West Coast Itinerary

10 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Helena
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly

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nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Newark to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (74°F), and nights are cooler (38°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Taft Point ©
Geologic Formation
Taft Point
4.9
Tioga Pass ©
Scenic Drive
Tioga Pass
4.9
Four Mile Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Four Mile Trail
4.9

3
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through The Embarcadero, stop by SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4
SoMa ©
Neighborhood
SoMa
3.1

2
nights
St. Helena

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Beringer Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Benziger Family Winery, then make a trip to Sonoma Barracks, then learn about winemaking at Inglenook, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read St. Helena tour website.

Getting from San Francisco to St. Helena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in St. Helena to be little chillier, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Seattle

Emerald City

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 16th (Mon): wander the streets of Bellevue Square, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning tool.

You can fly from St. Helena to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from St. Helena, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 56°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Pike Place Market ©
Must see
Pike Place Market
4.3
Alki Beach ©
Beach
Alki Beach
4.5
Bellevue Square ©
Neighborhood
Bellevue Square
4.4

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