17 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

17 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
2
Portland
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
5
Monterey
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights

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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.
Planning Seattle trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Seattle when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 9th (Sun), take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, thenlook for gifts at Powell's City of Books, thensee the interesting displays at Freakybuttrue Peculiarium, and finally admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and then admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland road trip tool.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Portland are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take a tour of USS Pampanito. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning site.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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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 13th (Thu): hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then explore the world behind art at The Broad. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, thenexamine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation builder app.

You can fly from Monterey to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Monterey - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Broad ©
The Broad
Hollywood Bowl Museum ©
Hollywood Bowl Museum

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nights
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 18th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, thenstroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, thenkick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Counts Kustoms and Shelby American Inc. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Titanic, get your game on at Dig This, browse the exhibits of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder app.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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