21 days in West Coast & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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— 2 nights
— 2 nights
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
— 1 night
San Diego
— 3 nights
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights


Seattle — 2 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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday planner.

Berlin, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Seattle is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Napa.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping

Napa — 2 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 4th (Thu), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano, walk around Sonoma Plaza, and then stop by Oxbow Public Market. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Napa day trip app.

You can fly from Seattle to Napa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in Napa dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.
Wineries · Tours · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip

San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

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Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Napa in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Los Angeles — 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park, walk around Tongva Park, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, go for a walk through Historic Lily pond, get your bearings at Paley Center for Media, then browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and finally admire the striking features of Spadena House.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.
Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Anaheim — 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 11th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim tour builder website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.
Theme Parks
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San Diego — 3 nights

America's Finest City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip builder site.

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Chapel of the Sacred Heart in Moose--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, and hike along North Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trip

Napa Valley travel guide

Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.