57 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Zion National Park Itinerary

57 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Zion National Park Itinerary

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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 day
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Malibu
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
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Bakersfield
— 1 night
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Fresno
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
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San Jose
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Sacramento
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Kings Beach
— 3 nights
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Lassen National Forest
— 3 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Olympia
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San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
You've added Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Children's Pool, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: walk around Balboa Park and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip website.

Frankfurt, Germany to San Diego is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in March: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Joshua Tree National Park

— 1 night
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
You've now added Arch Rock Nature Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Keys View, appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, then trek along 49 Palms Canyon Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock Nature Trail, trek along Ryan Mountain, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barker Dam Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, and finally stroll through Split Rock.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park vacation maker website.

Drive from San Diego to Joshua Tree National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Joshua Tree National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Palm Springs

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Fabulous Palm Spring Follies, Palm Canyon Drive and Palm Springs Celebrity Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs online trip maker.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in March: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife
Highlights from your trip

Anaheim

— 1 day

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in March, you will find days in Anaheim are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Staples Center, Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Sign, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, make a trip to Hollywood Sign, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then get a sense of history and politics at Beverly Hills City Hall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then catch a live event at Staples Center.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Anaheim to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Malibu

— 1 night
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at The Getty Villa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach, and then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Malibu trip itinerary planning app.

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. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malibu, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Santa Barbara

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Shoreline Park and Stearns Wharf. On the 4th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then stroll around Shoreline Park, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and finally take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip app.

You can drive from Malibu to Santa Barbara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Malibu in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Parks

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Observation Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Angel's Landing and then take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Badwater Basin, Artists Dr, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and other attractions. On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin and then get great views at Dante's View.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in April, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 29°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Bakersfield

— 1 night
Big Trees Trail has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), trek along Big Trees Trail, explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and finally hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Bakersfield trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Bakersfield in 3.5 hours. April in Bakersfield sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Fresno

— 2 nights
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Congress Trail, Grant Grove, General Grant Tree Trail, and other attractions. On the 12th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Boyden Cavern, take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, trek along General Grant Tree Trail, then delve into the lush surroundings at Grant Grove, and finally hike along Congress Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fresno travel tool.

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Fresno takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elizabeth Lake, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Yosemite National Park takes 3 hours. When traveling from Fresno in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. You will leave for Monterey on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive and then contemplate the long history of Cannery Row. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, then grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and finally stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar.

For more things to do and tourist information, read Monterey online vacation planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, Monterey is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Santa Cruz

— 4 nights
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Santa Cruz is known for theme parks, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along West Cliff Drive, admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, do a tasting at Beauregard Vineyard, and take in the waterfront at Santa Cruz Wharf.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz tour planner.

Getting from Monterey to Santa Cruz by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for San Jose on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

San Jose

— 1 night

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, then admire the natural beauty at Municipal Rose Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Jose route planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites · Parks

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker site.

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Jose in April, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). You'll set off for Sacramento on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Sacramento

— 2 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Fairytale Town and then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum and then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sacramento trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kings Beach.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Kings Beach

— 3 nights
Kings Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Placer County, California, United States on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Change things up with these side-trips from Kings Beach: Nevada State Museum (in Carson City), Vikingsholm (in South Lake Tahoe) and Stateline (Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe & Harveys Casino). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Northstar California, stop by Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory, fly down the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort, and contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Kings Beach holiday planner.

You can drive from Sacramento to Kings Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sacramento in April, expect nights in Kings Beach to be much colder, around -4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lassen National Forest.

Things to do in Kings Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Casinos

Side Trips

Lassen National Forest

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Lassen National Forest: Lassen Volcanic National Park (Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, Sulphur Works, &more) and Old Station (Hat Creek Rim Overlook & Subway Cave).

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lassen National Forest trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kings Beach to Lassen National Forest takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kings Beach in May; daily highs in Lassen National Forest reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Lassen National Forest

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 2 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mill Creek Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lassen National Forest to Crater Lake National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lassen National Forest in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Crater Lake National Park: highs are around 29°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bend

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Atlas Cider Co.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in May, things will get a bit cooler in Bend: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. You'll set off for Portland on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and then snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally trek along Forest Park.

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Traveling by car from Bend to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bend in May since evenings lows in Portland dip to 12°C. You will leave for Olympia on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Olympia

— 2 nights
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, Washington State Capitol, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, and other attractions you added. On the 12th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol and then look for all kinds of wild species at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Priest Point Park and then identify plant and animal life at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Olympia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in May, Olympia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Seattle on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 14th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Olympia in May, with lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Port Angeles on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Port Angeles

Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. You've now added Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Port Angeles online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Port Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in May, with highs in Port Angeles at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Deception Pass State Park as well as Zip San Juan. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan and then contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park.

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You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Port Angeles to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In May in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Zipline · Ski Areas · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.

San Juan Islands travel guide

4.7
Dolphin & Whale Watching · State Parks · Landmarks
Experience island living Pacific Northwest-style by visiting the San Juan Islands. Of the 176 named islands here, Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan are the three that cater to visitors. Orca whales roam the waters from April to September, and rolling farmland inland gives way to small coastal towns filled with art galleries and boutiques. The islands' small mountains offer vistas over the water to the snow-capped peaks of the Olympic mountain range. The island region offers prime sea kayaking, biking tours, birding, and saltwater fishing. The populated isles attract a lot of summer tourism but remain quiet the remainder of the year.