32 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

32 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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32 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
11
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
12
Burbank
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 3rd (Wed), kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach and then kick back and relax at Pope Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
El Dorado Beach ©
El Dorado Beach

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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.
Head to Pike Place Market and Pacific Placefor some retail therapy. You'll get in some beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from South Lake Tahoe to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for gifts at Beach Books, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): look for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Cannon Beach at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stop by Steven Smith Teamaker, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, then get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portland online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Portland in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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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.
Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 17th (Wed) at Disneyland Park. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park, make a trip to Downtown Disney, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, and have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Anaheim trip simple and quick.

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
Head to The Grove and Studio City Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Relax by the water at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and stop by Whimsic Alley.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 23rd (Tue), stop by Bergamot Station, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and then wander the streets of Montana Avenue.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica journey maker tool .

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zuma Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stop by Fred Segal.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood trip maker .

West Hollywood is just a short distance from Santa Monica. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Burbank.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal

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Burbank

Burbank ©
Just a short drive from Hollywood and home to several entertainment companies, Burbank is saturated with connections to the media.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look for gifts at Fred Segal.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Burbank online day trip planner .

Burbank is just a stone's throw from West Hollywood. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Hollywood in July: highs in Burbank hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Burbank

Shopping

Side Trip

Fred Segal
Highlights from your plan
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): wander the streets of Union Square, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Burbank to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Burbank in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square

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