30 days in West Coast Itinerary

30 days in West Coast Itinerary

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30 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  22​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
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Carmel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

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.
Family-friendly places like Pike Place Market and Space Needle will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square, and view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle sightseeing app .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 27°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks 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 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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

1
day
St. Helena

The city of St.
On the 7th (Fri), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St. Helena trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Cannon Beach to St. Helena in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip website .

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. 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 your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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 18th (Tue): stop by The Cheese Shop, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Carmel trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in Carmel to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

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.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and browse the exhibits of Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Diego online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Carmel to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Carmel in June, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

7
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.
Visiting Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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