18 days in West Coast Itinerary

18 days in West Coast Itinerary

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18 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Bogota

3
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planner .

Bogota, Colombia to San Diego is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Time (COT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
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, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Seattle reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, trek along Forest Park, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portland road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Portland are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Trails Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Room Escape Games

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