30 days in West Coast Itinerary

30 days in West Coast Itinerary

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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
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Napa
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Cannon Beach
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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego online sightseeing planner.

Cork, Ireland to San Diego is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Cork to San Diego. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Cork in October: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

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Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles visit planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Glacier Point, Washburn Point, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, fly down the slopes at Mammoth Mountain, and explore the activities along Lake Mary.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Napa

Napa ©

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Napa: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards) and Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stroll around Sonoma Plaza, and do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

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You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Napa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in October: high temperatures in Napa hover around 29°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel planner.

You can drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Napa in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to 5 Mile Drive & Trails (in Tacoma) and Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Mount Ellinor). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Seattle in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 28th (Mon), stroll through Cannon Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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