14 days in West Coast Itinerary

14 days in West Coast Itinerary

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14 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
End: Bristol

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego online day trip planner .

Bristol, UK to San Diego is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Bristol to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In April in San Diego, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Parsons Memorial and Yosemite Museum Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, get great views at Valley View, and make a trip to Washburn Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium, then examine the collection at de Young Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of History & Industry, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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

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