12 days in West Coast Itinerary

12 days in West Coast Itinerary

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12 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Sao Paulo

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 20th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun 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 see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation builder site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and admire all the interesting features of Half Dome.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes day trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
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 28th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle route app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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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