7 days in West Coast Itinerary

7 days in West Coast Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Malibu
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel planner.

Washington DC to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Malibu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at The Getty Villa and then stroll through Nicholas Canyon Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Malibu vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and tram from Yosemite National Park to Malibu takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Malibu hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Malibu to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Malibu in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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