15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Vancouver, Shuttle to Seattle
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Simeon
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Seattle Free Walking Tours, Sky View Observatory and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in the local highlights with Seattle Free Walking Tours, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum. On your second day here, stroll around Kerry Park and then examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seattle attractions planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Seaside Candyman, then appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, then get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach day trip planning app.

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June, Cannon Beach is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cannon Beach to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Simeon.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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San Simeon

When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, stroll through William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, then learn about winemaking at Hearst Ranch Winery, and finally stop by Sebastian General Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Piedras Blancas Light Station, identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, and then kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon day trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Simeon by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in San Simeon: highs are around 40°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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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.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Muir Woods National Monument and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip site.

Drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in July, plan for much colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips