22 days in West Coast Itinerary

22 days in West Coast Itinerary

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22 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  16​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Seattle Children's Museum, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle online day trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Seattle is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, car, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Seattle is minus 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach visit planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
On the 25th (Thu), trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy, and then trek along Congress Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's more to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo and kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego attractions planner .

Fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for much colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Taft Point and Nevada Falls Loop. The adventure continues: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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 City Lights Booksellers. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Exploratorium and Twin Peaks. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, tee off at Lincoln Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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