29 days in West Coast Itinerary

29 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast travel planner

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Sequim
— 4 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 8 nights
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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then walk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Seattle is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sequim

— 4 nights
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Visiting Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Olympic National Park and Feiro Marine Life Center. Get out of town with these interesting Sequim side-trips: Finnriver Orchard & Cider Gardens (in Chimacum) and Olympic National Park (Sol Duc Falls, Murhut Falls, &more). There's more to do: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm and get outside with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sequim trip maker.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Sequim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Sequim reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic 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 next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

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Getting from Sequim to Cannon Beach by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In August in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

San Diego

— 2 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.
Kids will enjoy Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and USS Midway Museum. Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. It doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Get in touch with nature at Mariposa Grove and Taft Point. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

San Francisco

— 8 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and USS Pampanito will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Tall Trees Grove (in Redwood National Park) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco online journey planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips