16 days in West Coast Itinerary

16 days in West Coast Itinerary

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16 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, shop like a local with Ghirardelli Square, wander the streets of Union Square, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

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New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, and get great views at Tunnel View.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
McGurk Meadow ©
McGurk Meadow
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to Amoeba Music and The Grovefor some retail therapy. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Annenberg Community Beach House (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego holiday planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Squarefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, buy something for everyone on your list at City Centre, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Seattle when traveling from San Diego in July, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Elliott Bay Book Company ©
Elliott Bay Book Company

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