31 days in West Coast Itinerary

31 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip planner

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Palm Desert
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 7 nights
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Seattle

— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum & Washington State History Museum). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Seattle is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Seattle is minus 15 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in November, with highs in Seattle at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Palm Desert.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palm Desert

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): play a few rounds at Desert Willow Golf Resort and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Desert vacation builder.

Getting from Seattle to Palm Desert by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in November, plan for much warmer days in Palm Desert, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Outdoors · Golf · Tours

San Diego

— 5 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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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Traveling by car from Palm Desert to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Palm Desert in November: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Museum of Flying, &more). Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 6 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stroll through Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

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 temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco

— 7 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums