35 days in West Coast Itinerary

35 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

35 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Fly:  12​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bend
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Crescent City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
9
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kingsport

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tahoma National Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Seahurst Beach Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle attractions planning website .

Kingsport to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingsport to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Kingsport in June, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Tahoma National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ecola State Park and Haystack Rock. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Cannon Beach Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

Planning Cannon Beach trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Cannon Beach at 66°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hug Point State Recreation Site, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Multnomah Falls and Tom McCall Nature Preserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hood River: Little Zigzag Falls (in Government Camp) and Angels Rest Trail (in Bridal Veil). And it doesn't end there: get impressive views of Mount Hood, go for a walk through Rowena Crest Viewpoint, head outdoors with Big Winds, and admire all the interesting features of Hood River County Fruit Loop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hood River online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Bridal Veil, Mosier, Little Zigzag Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

4
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Bring the kids along to High Desert Museum and River Rafting & Tubing. Get a sense of the local culture at Dee Wright Observatory and City of Sisters. Get out of town with these interesting Bend side-trips: Meadow Lakes Golf Course (in Prineville), Proxy Falls (in Sisters) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at South Sister, and contemplate the waterfront views at Todd Lake.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bend online route planner .

Drive from Hood River to Bend in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in June, plan for little chillier nights in Bend, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sisters, Dee Wright Observatory, Smith Rock State Park, Meadow Lakes Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint and Mount Scott. Escape the urban bustle at Crater Lake National Park and Annie Creek Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Crater Lake National Park: National Creek Falls (in Prospect) and Umpqua National Forest (in Umpqua). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, admire the sheer force of Whitehorse Falls, and stroll through Pinnacles Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Bend to Crater Lake National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bend in June, with highs in Crater Lake National Park at 86°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Prospect, Umpqua National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Mount Scott ©
Mount Scott
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

4
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Museum-lovers will appreciate Trees of Mystery and End of the Trail Museum. Get in touch with nature at Redwood National Park and Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park Campground. Get out of town with these interesting Crescent City side-trips: Brookings (Lone Ranch Beach & Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor) and Requa Road (in Klamath). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Stout Grove and visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crescent City trip planning app .

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Crescent City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June, you will find days in Crescent City are colder (61°F), and nights are a bit cooler (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Klamath, Brookings, Redwood National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Bodega Dunes (in Bodega) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Safari West.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Crescent City to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Crescent City in June, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

4
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 off the beaten path and head to Vernal Fall and Yosemite Falls. Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, trek along Four Mile Trail, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Manzanar National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning site .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Santa Monica Pier, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

Similar Plans

37 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 50 days in West Coast SEE PLAN July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 53 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM INDIA May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in West Coast BY A USER FROM INDIA May, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans