60 days in West Coast Itinerary

60 days in West Coast Itinerary

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60 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Drive:  8​h
2
Death Valley National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Paso Robles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Healdsburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Philo
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Crescent City
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Crater Lake National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Walla Walla
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Hood River
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Olmsted Point and Bridalveil Fall. Get out of town with these interesting Yosemite National Park side-trips: Food Tours (in San Francisco) and Bodie State Historic Park (in Bridgeport). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in May, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Food Tours, Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park

4
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Mosaic Canyon and Fall Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Artists Palette and The Devil's Speedway. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Darwin Falls, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, and take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Darwin Falls ©
Darwin Falls
Fall Canyon ©
Fall Canyon
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

5
nights
Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Piedras Blancas and William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paso Robles: Moonstone Beach (in Cambria), San Simeon (Elephant Seal Rookery & Hearst Castle) and Big Sur (Limekiln State Park, Pfeiffer State Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Veris Cellars and explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paso Robles trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Paso Robles by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Paso Robles, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, San Simeon, Speed Boats Tours, Veris Cellars, Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

6
nights
Healdsburg

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.
Relax by the water at Noyo Headlands Park and Pudding Creek Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Ross State Historic Park and Jug Handle State Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Healdsburg side-trips: Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), BobDog Winery (in Cloverdale) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Alexander Valley Vineyards, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Healdsburg day trip planning site .

You can drive from Paso Robles to Healdsburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Paso Robles in May, expect nights in Healdsburg to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Philo.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Bragg, Geyserville, Jenner, Jug Handle State Reserve, BobDog Winery
Highlights from your plan
Goat Rock Beach ©
Goat Rock Beach
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve

6
nights
Philo

Philo ©
Philo is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gualala Point Regional Park and Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA. Get in touch with nature at B Bryan Preserve and Schooner Gulch State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Philo side-trips: Barra of Mendocino Winery (in Redwood Valley), Point Arena - Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument (in Point Arena) and Yorkville Cellars (in Yorkville). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Handley Cellars Winery, relax in the rural setting at Pennyroyal Farm, and admire the majestic nature at Hendy Woods State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Philo trip maker app .

Getting from Healdsburg to Philo by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Healdsburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Philo: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in Philo

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Arena, Boonville, Barra of Mendocino Winery, Yorkville Cellars, Gualala Point Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Navarro Vineyards ©
Navarro Vineyards
Handley Cellars Winery ©
Handley Cellars Winery
B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve

6
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Myers Creek Beach and Ophir Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy and Camel Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Crescent City: High Bluff Overlook (in Klamath), Redwood National Park (in Redwood National Park) and Brookings (Lone Ranch Beach & Chetco Brewing Company). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Point St George Park, admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park Campground, and try out the rides at Trees of Mystery.

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Drive from Philo to Crescent City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Philo in June, you will find days in Crescent City are cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Brookings, Klamath, Ophir Beach, Myers Creek Beach, Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach

4
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sun Notch Trail and Crater Lake National Park - Steel Visitor's Center. Take a break from the city and head to Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint and Annie Creek Canyon. Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Garfield Peak and tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Crescent City to Crater Lake National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Crescent City in June: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Roads End State Recreation Site. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nye Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats), Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner) and Taft Bay (in Lincoln City). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Gleneden Beach State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and stroll through Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: highs in Newport hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Mike Miller Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get outdoors at Manzanita Beach and Oswald West State Park. Relax by the water at Hug Point State Recreation Site and Rockaway Beach Wayside. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Short Sands Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manzanita, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Hug Point State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site

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nights
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palouse Falls State Park and Walla Walla Vintners. Do some cultural sightseeing at L'Ecole No. 41 and Tranche Cellars. Change things up with these side-trips from Walla Walla: Columbia Crest Winery (in Paterson) and Benton City (Tucannon Cellars & Chandler Reach). There's more to do: do a tasting at Rulo Winery and tee off at Wine Valley Golf Course.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Walla Walla tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Walla Walla takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect nights in Walla Walla to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are much warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Lowden, Benton City, Palouse Falls State Park, Columbia Crest Winery, Zerba Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Palouse Falls State Park ©
Palouse Falls State Park
L'Ecole No. 41 ©
L'Ecole No. 41
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Maryhill Winery and Rowena Crest Viewpoint. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stonehenge Memorial and Wy'East Vineyards. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Fire Museum in City Hall (in The Dalles), Cottonwood Canyon State Park (in Wasco) and Schreiner Farms (in Lyle). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hood River trip planner .

You can drive from Walla Walla to Hood River in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Walla Walla in July, things will get slightly colder in Hood River: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mosier, Goldendale, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Starvation Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maryhill Winery ©
Maryhill Winery
Marchesi Vineyards ©
Marchesi Vineyards
Full Sail Brewing Company ©
Full Sail Brewing Company

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