30 days in California Desert & Seattle Itinerary

30 days in California Desert & Seattle Itinerary

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Lone Pine
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Trona
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Mojave
— 1 night
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Essex
— Few hours
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Palm Desert
— 14 nights
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Seattle
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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls and then trek along Big Stump Basin. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History, trek along Mt. Whitney, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Whitney Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lone Pine sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lone Pine is an approximately 36.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Lone Pine. While traveling from Toronto, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Lone Pine, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Trona.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Hiking Trail
Mount Whitney Trail
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Mt. Whitney
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Big Stump Basin
4.5

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Trona

Trona ©
Trona is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California. On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Searles Dry Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Trona Pinnacles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Fossil Falls and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Indian Wells Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Trona trip planner.

You can drive from Lone Pine to Trona in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Lone Pine in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Trona, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Trona

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Water Body
Searles Dry Lake
3.7
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Geologic Formation
Fossil Falls
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Trona Pinnacles
4.8

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Mojave

Mojave
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Mojave Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mojave trip planner.

You can drive from Trona to Mojave in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Trona in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in Mojave. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Essex.

Things to do in Mojave

Trails · Outdoors · Parks

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Essex

Essex
Before you visit Essex, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Mojave to Essex by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Mojave in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Essex, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Palm Desert on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Essex

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. Explore hidden gems such as Bump and Grind Trail and The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Take a break from the city and head to Desert Willow Golf Resort and Climbing Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Palm Desert: Borrego Springs (Slot Canyon, Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail, &more), San Clemente State Beach (in San Clemente) and Joshua Tree National Park (Wall Street Mill, Barker Dam Trail, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District, tee off at Indian Wells Golf Club, learn about winemaking at Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, and explore the world behind art at Sunnylands Center & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Desert visit planner.

You can drive from Essex to Palm Desert in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Palm Desert can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Trails

Side Trips

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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 26th (Tue), make a trip to Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Kerry Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Palm Desert to Seattle in 21.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Palm Desert in February, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Trails

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Must see
Pike Place Market
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Waterfall
Snoqualmie Falls
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
4.7

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