46 days in West Coast Itinerary

46 days in West Coast Itinerary

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46 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + bus:  20​h
1
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Healdsburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Mammoth Lakes
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

6
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, beaches, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Hurricane Ridge, stroll through High Divide, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Olympic National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in September, with highs in Olympic National Park at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

5
nights
Healdsburg

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa), St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards) and B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, stroll through Sonoma Coast State Beach, and take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Healdsburg trip builder app .

Getting from Olympic National Park to Healdsburg by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Olympic National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Healdsburg, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena, Santa Rosa, Mendocino Coast, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Petaluma Seed Bank
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planner .

Drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Healdsburg in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Mariposa Grove, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes trip app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are little chillier (22°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much warmer (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Oswald West State Park, Ecola State Park, & more), Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier) and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

Plan trip to Portland with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in October, things will get slightly colder in Portland: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Hyland Forest Park, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Washington State History Museum (in Tacoma) and Whidbey Island Distillery (in Langley). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Seattle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Washington State History Museum, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Whidbey Island Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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