11 days in West Coast Itinerary

11 days in West Coast Itinerary

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11 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  27​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Book Passage, wander the streets of SoMa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planning site .

Mumbai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai to San Francisco. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
On the 6th (Wed), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View and then hike along Mariposa Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Seattle at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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