4 days in West Coast Itinerary

4 days in West Coast Itinerary

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4 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to San Francisco. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, get great views at Tunnel View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect little chillier with lows of 34°F in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Kerry Park, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Seattle takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip tool .

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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