22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from London to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

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San Francisco

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 nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and walk around Crissy Field.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, walk around Mariposa Grove, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): hike along Moro Rock Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then don't miss a visit to Tunnel Log, and finally cruise along Generals Hwy.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel route website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 17th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and look for gifts at Guitar Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and stroll around La Jolla Cove.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games