21 days in West Coast Itinerary

21 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Truckee
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and Nicholas Canyon Beach will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the landscape on two wheels at South Bay Bicycle Trail.

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Paris, France to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Paris to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in February, you will find days in Los Angeles are much hotter (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature

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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Lions, Tigers & Bears. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, explore the striking landscape at Cabrillo Tide Pools, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego vacation planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Point Reyes Safaris and Sonoma Coast State Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Bodega Dunes and Mavericks. Venture out of the city with trips to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner) and Moss Beach (Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve & Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, ponder the world of politics at San Francisco City Hall, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Reyes Safaris ©
Point Reyes Safaris
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve ©
Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve

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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.
Visiting Badger Pass Ski Area and Yosemite Village will get you outdoors. Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Ascent Spa in Fish Camp, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, get great views at Washburn Point, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 10°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Donner Cross Country, immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, then take an unforgettable tour with HeliTahoe, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Harbor.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Truckee journey planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Truckee in 5.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Truckee can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
HeliTahoe ©
HeliTahoe
Tahoe Donner Cross Country ©
Tahoe Donner Cross Country

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Discover Nature and Discovery Park. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and stroll through Alki Beach.

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You can fly from Truckee to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Truckee in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Discover Nature ©
Discover Nature
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Discovery Park ©
Discovery Park

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