15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Seattle is minus 9 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Olmsted Point. On the 6th (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, cruise along Tioga Pass, and take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Downtown Disney District about 36 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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