24 days in West Coast Itinerary

24 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast visit planner

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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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San Diego

— 4 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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at Black's Beach, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 6 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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, walk around Golden Gate Park, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Seattle

— 4 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping