17 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

17 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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17 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and look for gifts at Exploratorium.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route builder site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally admire the masterpieces at Craft Contemporary. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Third Street Promenade, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, then take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and then trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego online vacation maker .

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 June, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online journey planner .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sat), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Cannon Beach at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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