19 days in West Coast & Arizona Itinerary

19 days in West Coast & Arizona Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Santa Clara
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Santa Clara
— 7 nights
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Williams
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Santa Clara

— 7 nights
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Clara: Point Lobos (in Carmel), Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove) and Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, &more). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Santa Clara University, identify plant and animal life at Ulistac Natural Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Peace Church, and examine the collection at 49ers Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Santa Clara tour planner.

Bengaluru, India to Santa Clara is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Santa Clara. In July, Santa Clara is a bit cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Williams.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Williams

— 2 nights
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williams: Grand Canyon National Park (South Kaibab Trail, Pipe Creek Vista, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Bearizona Wildlife Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Williams using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Clara to Williams takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Williams when traveling from Santa Clara in August, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Portland.

Things to do in Williams

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

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.
On the 6th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, get a sense of history and politics at Portland City Hall, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Williams to Portland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Williams in August, things will get a bit warmer in Portland: highs are around 34°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.