17 days in West Coast Itinerary

17 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Healdsburg
— 2 nights
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
7
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seahurst Beach Park, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, thentake in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, thentake a stroll through Pioneer Square, thenexplore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip builder website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Seattle is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Seattle, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Seattle to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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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 22nd (Thu), browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, thenexamine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

Before you visit San Diego, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, thenkick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thenwander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, thenengage your brain at California Science Center, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally shop like a local with Union Square. Here are some ideas for day two: visit SoMa, visit Chinatown, thenget curious at Exploratorium, and finally examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and finally do a tasting at Stephen & Walker Winery. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sonoma Coast State Beach, do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Inglenook, and finally explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Healdsburg tour planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Healdsburg to be little chillier, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena, The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 30th (Fri), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, thenkick back and relax at Haystack Rock, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column, thenkick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Healdsburg to Cannon Beach by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Healdsburg in August, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria Column, Manzanita Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get outdoors at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. When in Olympic National Park, make a side trip to see Merriman Falls in Quinault, approximately Quinault away. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along Sol Duc Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, and admire the sheer force of Bunch Creek Falls.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. August in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Merriman Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

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