36 days in West Coast Itinerary

36 days in West Coast Itinerary

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36 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  27​h
1
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
St. Helena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Cannon Beach is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get cooler in Cannon Beach: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, and hike along Forest Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Portland vacation maker site .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in May, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Schreiner's Iris Gardens ©
Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

3
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma (Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma Barracks, & more). Dedicate the 24th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars and look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

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Fly from Portland to St. Helena in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in May: highs in St. Helena hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Sonoma, Napa, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Simraceway Performance Driving Center ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Helena in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along May Lake Trailhead, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary app .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, trails, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, and take some stellar pictures from Buck Rock Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are much hotter (40°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

2
nights
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.
Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle tour planning website .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, plan for much colder days in Seattle, with highs around 27°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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