22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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22 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Martinez
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Sonoma
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
4
Gold Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Government Camp
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Cleveland

1
day
Martinez

Martinez ©
Martinez is a city in and the county seat of Contra Costa County, California, in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes John Muir National Historic Site. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of John Muir National Historic Site, then take in the waterfront at Benicia Public Pier & Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area, and finally stroll through Lafayette Reservoir.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Martinez sightseeing planner.

Cleveland to Martinez is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cleveland to Martinez due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cleveland in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Martinez: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in Martinez

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area, Lafayette Reservoir, Benicia Public Pier & Beach
Highlights from your plan
John Muir National Historic Site ©
John Muir National Historic Site
San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area ©
Lafayette Reservoir ©
Lafayette Reservoir

2
nights
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 2nd (Thu), do a tasting at Von Strasser Family of Wines, learn about winemaking at Vincent Arroyo Winery, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa, then learn about winemaking at Madrigal Family Winery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bothe-Napa State Park. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Sterling Vineyards, do a tasting at Brian Arden Winery, then learn about winemaking at Venge Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Calistoga trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Martinez to Calistoga takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Martinez in July: high temperatures in Calistoga hover around 84°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trip

Modus Operandi Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Von Strasser Family of Wines ©
Von Strasser Family of Wines
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Vincent Arroyo Winery ©
Vincent Arroyo Winery

2
nights
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Sonoma Valley Bike Tours & Rentals has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Tule Elk Preserve and Heart's Desire Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Point Reyes Lighthouse and Point Reyes Hiking Trails. When in Sonoma, make a side trip to see Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, approximately Point Reyes National Seashore away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Drakes Beach, steep yourself in history at General M.G. Vallejo Home, sample the tasty concoctions at 101 North Brewing Company, and explore by horseback at Sonoma Valley Regional Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sonoma trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Calistoga to Sonoma in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Sonoma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore, Sonoma Valley Regional Park, Drakes Beach, 101 North Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Tule Elk Preserve ©
Tule Elk Preserve
Point Reyes Lighthouse ©
Point Reyes Lighthouse
Limantour Beach ©
Limantour Beach

2
nights
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Harris Beach State Park and McVay Rock State Recreation Site. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ophir Beach and Lone Ranch Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Beach side-trips: Brookings (Welcome to California, Crissey Field State Park, &more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Otter Point State Recreation Site, kick back and relax at Myers Creek Beach, and examine the collection at Curry Historical Museum.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Sonoma to Gold Beach. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sonoma in July: highs in Gold Beach hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brookings, Humbug Mountain State Park, Myers Creek Beach, Ophir Beach
Highlights from your plan
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at White Salmon River, get outside with Big Winds, learn about winemaking at Springhouse Cellar, then take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park, and finally get outside with Fox-Tail Cider. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Rowena Crest Viewpoint, then identify plant and animal life at Schreiner Farms, and then identify plant and animal life at Tom McCall Nature Preserve.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River route planner.

You can drive from Gold Beach to Hood River in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Gold Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Government Camp.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Starvation Creek State Park, Rowena Crest Viewpoint, Schreiner Farms
Highlights from your plan
White Salmon River ©
White Salmon River
Rowena Crest Viewpoint ©
Rowena Crest Viewpoint
Starvation Creek State Park ©
Starvation Creek State Park

3
nights
Government Camp

Government Camp ©
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Trillium Lake has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hit the slopes at Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl, then fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, then trek along Little Crater Lake, and finally explore the activities along Trillium Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Cape Horn Lookout, then immerse yourself in nature at Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area, then delve into the lush surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site, and finally stroll through Little Zigzag Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Government Camp trip planning site .

You can drive from Hood River to Government Camp in an hour. July in Government Camp sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Welches, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area, Cape Horn Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Trillium Lake ©
Trillium Lake
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snoqualmie Falls and Bloedel Reserve. We've included these beaches for you: Alki Beach and Cama Beach State Park. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Double Bluff Beach (in Freeland), Fort Casey State Park (in Coupeville) and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (in Sequim). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and walk around Washington Park Arboretum.

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Drive from Government Camp to Seattle in 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Casey State Park, Bloedel Reserve, Double Bluff Beach, Hurricane Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

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