15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner.

Charlotte to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in May: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your trip
USS Midway Museum ©
Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8
Balboa Park ©
Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Disneyland Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
Santa Monica Pier ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
The Getty Center ©
Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder site.

Fly from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
4.8

5
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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: hike along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip website.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9
Sentinel Dome ©
Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9

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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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, walk around Golden Gate Park, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Space Needle ©
Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
Pike Place Market ©
Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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