22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 5 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.
On the 2nd (Sat), stroll around Kerry Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then look for gifts at Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel route planning app.

Nashville to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nashville in May; daily highs in Seattle reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Alki Beach
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Pop Culture
4.1

1
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Haystack Rock and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach road trip planning app.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
4.8
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Beach
Cannon Beach
4.8

2
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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

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Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Redwood National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. May in Redwood National Park sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grace Cathedral and Fort Point. Visiting Lands End and San Francisco Bay will get you outdoors. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. There's much more to do: stroll around Presidio of San Francisco, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in May, with highs in San Francisco at 69°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Lighthouse
Fort Point
4.7
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Religious Site
Grace Cathedral
4.6

1
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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carmel online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Carmel are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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State Park
Point Lobos
4.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Waterfall
Yosemite Falls
4.7
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National Park
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
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Geologic Formation
Glacier Point
4.9

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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.
Visit Venice Canals Walkway and Italian American Museum of Los Angeles for their historical value. Shop till you drop at LA Farmers' Market and The Grove. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Broad, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, don't miss a visit to The Chandelier Tree, and see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Broad
4.5
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Military Museum
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum
4.6

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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.
Relax by the water at Pacific Beach and La Jolla Shores Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, admire the majestic nature at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma, and appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Diego travel route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Pacific Beach
4.5

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