7 days in West Coast & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in West Coast & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Point Lobos
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, thenstroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim by bus takes about 14.5 hours. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): hike along South Kaibab Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Anaheim in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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