18 days in West Coast Itinerary

18 days in West Coast Itinerary

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18 days in West Coast Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle sightseeing planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Seattle at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then look for gifts at The Wine Shack, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, take in the waterfront at Embarcadero, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in May, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Have a day of magic on the 17th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and contemplate the long history of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Anaheim tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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 18th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planning site .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally get great views at Washburn Point. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
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 21st (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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