15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip planner

Make it your trip
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Seattle
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Borrego Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bristol

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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally look for gifts at Archie McPhee.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle visit planner.

Bristol, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Bristol to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

San Francisco

— 3 nights

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip builder.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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: surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

Discover how to plan a Los Angeles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 27°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Borrego Springs

— 1 night
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and then get a dose of the wild on California Overland Desert Excursions.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Borrego Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Borrego Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, tram, and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in Borrego Springs hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive · Parks

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Borrego Springs to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Borrego Springs in March, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip