30 days in West Coast Itinerary

30 days in West Coast Itinerary

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30 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19 h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
St. Helena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning tool .

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get cooler in Seattle: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll through Cannon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and then kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip builder .

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Cannon Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
You'll explore and learn at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Mumm Napa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Modus Operandi Cellars and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Helena: Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, & more). Dedicate the 7th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St. Helena trip maker app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Cannon Beach to St. Helena in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Rutherford, Napa, Oakville, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Legion of Honor. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Helena in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip builder .

Getting from San Francisco to Carmel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Taft Point. Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip site .

Getting from Carmel to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and car. When traveling from Carmel in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
USS Midway Museum and Timken Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. The adventure continues: trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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