15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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15 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Greenville
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
3
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Leavenworth
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
+4
Fly + bus + tram + Fly + taxi:  11​h
End: Greenville

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel tool .

Greenville to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Greenville to San Francisco. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Greenville in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by South Coast Gourmet Specialty Foods, take in the exciting artwork at Hawthorne Gallery, look for gifts at Langlois Market, stop by Misty Meadows Jams, then stop by Face Rock Creamery, and finally look for gifts at Big Wheel General Store. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Cranberry Sweets, look for gifts at Bandon Sweets and Treats, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bandon vacation planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Bandon in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 49°F in Bandon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Bandon

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Orford, Langlois Market
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

2
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Christmas Cottage, stop by Robert's Bookshop, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then stop by Oregon Oyster Farms, and finally look for gifts at Newport Candy Shoppe. On the next day, browse the fresh offerings at Newport Farmer's Market, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, then stop by Northwest Winds Kite Shop, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Little Antique Mall, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Lincoln City Farmers & Crafters market.

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Drive from Bandon to Lincoln City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Lincoln City can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Robert's Bookshop ©
Robert's Bookshop
Little Antique Mall ©
Little Antique Mall

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Take a break from the city and head to Hug Point State Recreation Site and Manzanita Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria Column (in Astoria), Wheeler Station Antiques (in Wheeler) and Ocean Park (Jack's Country Store & Adelaide's Coffee and Sweet Shoppe). There's still lots to do: stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore and immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita, Ocean Park, Flamingo Jim's, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Astoria Column
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse for treasures at Apple Annie's Antique Gallery, stop by D-Olivo, look for gifts at Schocolat, then look for gifts at Alps Candy, and finally look for gifts at The Oil & Vinegar Cellar. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Icicle Ridge Trail, look for gifts at The Cheesemongers Shop, look for gifts at Cured By Visconti, look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then stop by Cup and Kettle, and finally look for gifts at Kris Kringl - The All Around Christmas Store.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Leavenworth day trip planning site .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Leavenworth by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Leavenworth, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Apple Annie's Antique Gallery, D-Olivo
Highlights from your plan
The Oil & Vinegar Cellar ©
The Oil & Vinegar Cellar
Apple Annie's Antique Gallery ©
Apple Annie's Antique Gallery
Alps Candy ©
Alps Candy

1
day
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, view the masterpieces at Arctic Raven Gallery, stop by Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, then stop by Serendipity the used book place, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Friday Harbor online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Leavenworth to Friday Harbor in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Leavenworth in May: highs in Friday Harbor hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Serendipity the used book place ©
Serendipity the used book place
Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor ©
Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor

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