20 days in West Coast Itinerary

20 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Seattle — 2 nights

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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planning tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Seattle due to the time zone difference. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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 4th (Mon), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along North Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Diego — 3 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and stroll through La Jolla Cove.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Side Trip

Los Angeles — 4 nights

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: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Side Trips