16 days in West Coast Itinerary

16 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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 7th (Mon): step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight and then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in June since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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