15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Vancouver, Shuttle to Seattle
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly

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Seattle

— 1 night

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 21st (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from New Delhi to Seattle, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Seattle are colder (9°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

San Diego

— 2 nights

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 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in December, you will find days in San Diego are warmer (23°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Attractions like Disneyland Park and California Science Center make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker app.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Badger Pass Ski Area and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and North Dome. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stop by SoMa, get great views at Twin Peaks, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums