16 days in West Coast Itinerary

16 days in West Coast Itinerary

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16 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Rock Springs
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Rock Springs

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, then explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip tool .

Rock Springs to Seattle is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rock Springs to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Rock Springs in June, plan for little chillier days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Panorama Trail, and stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 17th (Mon), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Anaheim online route planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

4
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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Diego road trip planning app .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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