18 days in California & Seattle Itinerary

18 days in California & Seattle Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights

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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego day trip website.

Manchester, UK to San Diego is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Diego. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 26°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planning website.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Change things up with these side-trips from Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Taft Point, Glacier Point, &more).

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mammoth Lakes, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Hood Canal in Olympic National Park, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Hood Canal
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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