22 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

22 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly to San Francisco, Bus to Healdsburg
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Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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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 Seattle Tacoma International Airport
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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 28th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall and then wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning app.

Dublin, Ireland to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Los Angeles. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Santa Monica

— 1 night

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 30th (Sun), take a stroll through Montana Avenue, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and finally admire the striking features of Shotgun House.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica road trip planning website.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

San Diego

— 2 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.
On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Children's Pool and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego visit planner.

Getting from Santa Monica to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. June in San Diego sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Healdsburg

— 1 night
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sonoma Coast State Beach and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, then learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery, and finally do a tasting at Thumbprint Cellars.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Healdsburg by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Healdsburg hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Modus Operandi Cellars). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, stop by SoMa, take a stroll through Chinatown, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Healdsburg to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Healdsburg in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yosemite Cemetery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. And it doesn't end there: hike along Mariposa Grove, stroll through Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planning app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites