21 days in West Coast Itinerary

21 days in West Coast Itinerary

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21 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  7​h
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

4
nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip planning tool .

Honolulu to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 38 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

5
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Universal Studios Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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