31 days in West Coast Itinerary

31 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip planner
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Seattle — 3 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle planning 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. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in September; daily highs in Seattle reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Portland.
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Portland — 4 nights

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Oswald West State Park), Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier) and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, stroll through Wildwood Trail, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portland online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Portland sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.
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San Diego — 4 nights

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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

Make your San Diego itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Portland to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 3 nights

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, cruise along Generals Hwy, hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Boyden Cavern.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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