15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle

Emerald City

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 14th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Seattle is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Dublin in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Portland

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

Drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
On the 17th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder app.

You can fly from Portland to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Alcatraz Island, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums