27 days in West Coast Itinerary

27 days in West Coast Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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St. Helena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Alcatraz Island and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, browse the exhibits of USS Pampanito, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dubai in February: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

St. Helena

— 3 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Wine Tours & Tastings and Modus Operandi Cellars are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Mumm Napa capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Inglenook and see the interesting displays at Sharpsteen Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Helena trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in St. Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Carmel

— 1 night
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 12th (Tue), kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then stop by The Cheese Shop.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Carmel road trip planner.

Getting from St. Helena to Carmel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
Let the collections at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Parsons Memorial capture your imagination. Visiting Badger Pass Ski Area and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail will get you outdoors. Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

Getting from Carmel to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from Carmel in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 10°C, while nights are colder with lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Montana Avenue and The Getty Center. Let the collections at Norton Simon Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday builder website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In February, Los Angeles is much hotter than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.
Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and Mingei International Museum. There's lots more to do: step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, stroll through Mission Beach Park, and view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in San Diego sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Seattle

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at Museum of History & Industry, then wander the streets of Bellevue Square, and finally stroll through Alki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at Frye Art Museum.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in February, with highs in Seattle at 11°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip