15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights

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Seattle

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

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Nashville to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Seattle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nashville in May, with highs in Seattle at 68°F and lows at 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 16th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Inspiration Point Vista and then savor the flavors at Wine Tours From Tahoe.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe online trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to South Lake Tahoe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in May: high temperatures in South Lake Tahoe hover around 63°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Wineries · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

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

Traveling by bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. In May in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy ©
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Diego

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 27th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum and then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Diego online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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