22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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22 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

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Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the history behind Guitar Center.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip builder .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Attractions like Pike Place Market and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

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You can fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Seattle when traveling from San Diego in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. Spend the 14th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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