15 days in Prescott & West Coast Itinerary

15 days in Prescott & West Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Prescott & West Coast Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  8​h
1
Prescott
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5​h
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
End: Seattle

1
night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Jerome State Historic Park, then ponder the design of Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row. Here are some ideas for day two: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town and then explore by horseback at Lynx Lake Recreation Area.

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Cincinnati to Prescott is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Prescott. While traveling from Cincinnati, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Prescott, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jerome
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Yavapai County Courthouse Square ©

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, contemplate the long history of Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Prescott to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Prescott to San Diego due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Prescott, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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.
Get outdoors at North Dome and Olmsted Point. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planning website .

You can drive from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Tours

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 The Museum of Flight capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Murhut Falls (in Olympic National Park) and Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Alki Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Murhut Falls, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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