15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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15 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker website .

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Seattle is minus 8 hours. In September, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, stroll through Panorama Trail, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
On the 16th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego tour planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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