45 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

45 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 3 nights
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Tahoe City
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Napa
— 4 nights
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Healdsburg
— 4 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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Malibu
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
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Seattle — 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Museum of Glass, Union Station, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, make a trip to Space Needle, look and learn at Pacific Science Center, and get some jogging in at Discovery Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip app.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seattle is minus 8 hours. In January, daytime highs in Seattle are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.
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Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Astoria — 2 nights

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 20th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and then appreciate the history behind Astoria Column. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Astoria visit planner.

Drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yachats.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Yachats — 3 nights

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Yachats is known for scenic drive, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yachats journey planning tool.

You can drive from Astoria to Yachats in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Tahoe City.
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Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Tahoe City — 4 nights

Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Step out of Tahoe City to go to Truckee and see Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Cross Country, stroll through Granlibakken Ski and Sled Area, and explore the activities along Lake Tahoe.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tahoe City online holiday planner.

Getting from Yachats to Tahoe City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Yachats, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Tahoe City, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 3 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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. On the 31st (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Valley View, and stroll through McGurk Meadow.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. January in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Napa.
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Napa — 4 nights

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Change things up with a short trip to Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen (about 42 minutes away). Dedicate the 1st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Oxbow Public Market, admire the masterpieces at Hess Persson Estates, do a tasting at Goosecross Cellars, and don't miss a visit to Sonoma Plaza.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Napa journey website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Napa by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Napa, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.
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Wineries · Tours · Museums · Shopping
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Healdsburg — 4 nights

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Explore Healdsburg's surroundings by going to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (in Fort Bragg) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Dedicate the 6th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery and don't miss a visit to Healdsburg Plaza.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Healdsburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Point Reyes National Seashore.
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Wineries · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Point Reyes National Seashore — 3 nights

Explore Point Reyes National Seashore's surroundings by going to Old Town Novato (in Novato) and Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore travel route planner.

Drive from Healdsburg to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February in Point Reyes National Seashore, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 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: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in February since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 16th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Malibu.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Scenic Drive
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Malibu — 2 nights

Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu Lagoon State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: awaken your taste buds at Malibu Wine Safaris, see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Frederick Weisman Museum of Art.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Malibu trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect nights in Malibu to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and stroll through La Jolla Cove.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online visit planner.

Getting from Malibu to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In February, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip website.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.
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California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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