17 days in West Coast Itinerary

17 days in West Coast Itinerary

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17 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  8​h
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then stop by Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and then stroll around Kerry Park.

Plan my day in Seattle using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Mumbai, India to Seattle is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 4th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then stop by Seaside Candyman. On the next day, explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, then appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

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Drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Candyman
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 6th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then look for gifts at Chocolate Maya, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Barbara Harbor. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Santa Barbara takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Chocolate Maya ©
Chocolate Maya

1
night
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 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Chandelier Tree, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then stop by LA Farmers' Market, and finally explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
The Grove ©
The Grove

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route maker .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 11th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the activities along Monterey Bay and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel journey builder tool .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Walking tours. Step out of the city life by going to Presidio of San Francisco and Lands End. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, buy something for everyone on your list at NFL Shop Pier 39, and take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Lands End ©
Lands End

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