22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast sightseeing planner

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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St. Helena
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studiofor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and browse the different shops at Pacific Place.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Haystack Rock and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Go for a jaunt from Cannon Beach to Rockaway Beach to see Rockaway Beach Wayside about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Cannon Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Icefire Glassworks, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

St. Helena

— 1 night

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St. Helena online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to St. Helena takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in June: highs in St. Helena hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker website.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Helena in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Carmel

— 1 night
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 25th (Tue): make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Carmel trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
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, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Diego

— 3 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.
USS Midway Museum and Timken Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online vacation planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums