21 days in West Coast Itinerary

21 days in West Coast Itinerary

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21 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bandon
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Carmel
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  27​h
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.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom Rack, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Pioneer Square and then browse the different shops at Central Market.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder site .

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. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Seattle reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Market
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Shop till you drop at Icefire Glassworks and Wheeler Station Antiques. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Tillamook Country Smoker in Bay City, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site and stroll through Short Sands Beach.

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Drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In January in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Short Sands Beach, Wheeler Station Antiques, Tillamook Country Smoker, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Alderhouse Glass Blowers and Freed Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Gleneden Beach State Park and Mike Miller Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln City: Ocean Beaches Glass Gallery (in Seal Rock), Newport Farmer's Market (in Newport) and Yachats (Earthworks Gallery & Wave Gallery). And it doesn't end there: stop by Robert's Bookshop, view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Little Antique Mall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln City vacation planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Shopping Museums Trails

Side Trips

South Beach, Yachats, Gleneden Beach State Park, Newport Farmer's Market, Ocean Beaches Glass Gallery
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Robert's Bookshop ©
Robert's Bookshop
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
The Edge Art Gallery ©
The Edge Art Gallery

3
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Langlois Market and Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop. Take a break from the city and head to Ophir Beach and Coquille Point. Take a break from Bandon with a short trip to Hawthorne Gallery in Port Orford, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Second Street Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Whiskey Run Beach, get engrossed in the history at Bandon Historical Society Museum, and tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bandon trip itinerary site .

Getting from Lincoln City to Bandon by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Bandon are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ophir Beach, Langlois Market, Hawthorne Gallery
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Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Whiskey Run Beach ©
Whiskey Run Beach

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Union Square and The Embarcadero are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello di Amorosa and Ramini Mozzarella. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bandon to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bandon in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ramini Mozzarella, Castello di Amorosa
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

4
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Step out of the city life by going to Monterey Bay and Elephant Seal Rookery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Lobos and The Cheese Shop. Venture out of the city with trips to Hearst Ranch Winery (in San Simeon) and Big Sur (Coast Gallery Big Sur, Pfeiffer State Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Carmel River State Beach, learn about winemaking at Dawn's Dream Winery, pick up some local products at Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, and view the masterpieces at Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Carmel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. January in Carmel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, San Simeon, Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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