24 days in West Coast Itinerary

24 days in West Coast Itinerary

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24 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at Archie McPhee, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina to Seattle is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In April, Seattle is little chillier than Buenos Aires - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 13th (Mon), do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena travel route planning tool .

You can fly from Seattle to St. Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in April: highs in St. Helena hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and make a trip to Book Passage.

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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. Traveling from St. Helena in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, fly down the slopes at Mammoth Mountain, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Mammoth Lakes hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Mountain ©
Mammoth Mountain
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mammoth Lakes to Santa Barbara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 25°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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 San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Santa Barbara in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and explore and take pictures at Artists Dr.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

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