22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 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
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder tool.

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in Seattle at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8

2
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 4th (Sun), stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with Willamette Jetboat Excursions, then walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, then trek along Wildwood Trail, and finally trek along Forest Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Seattle to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Speed Boats Tour
Willamette Jetboat Excursions
4.8
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Outdoor Activity
Portland Timbers
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8

4
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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

5
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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Tioga Pass
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

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 (Thu): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then get interesting insight from Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, then make a trip to Tunnel Log, and finally trek along Congress Trail. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Congress Trail
4.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Diego travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in San Diego to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 19th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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