13 days in West Coast Itinerary

13 days in West Coast Itinerary

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13 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  20​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Hanoi

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.
Let the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Edmonds (Marina Beach Park & Meadowdale Beach Park). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Seattle vacation builder website .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Hanoi to Seattle, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Edmonds, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Fort Funston National Park will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Marshall’s Beach, and take a stroll through The Embarcadero.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder site .

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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