7 days in West Coast Itinerary

7 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Diego
— Few hours
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Monterey
— 1 night
5
Napa
— 1 night
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
7
Seattle
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego sightseeing planner.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.
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Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 1st (Mon), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Anaheim travel route planning tool.

Drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, trek along Panorama Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Anaheim in July, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 3rd (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Monterey route builder site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by combination of bus and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Monterey, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Napa trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Monterey to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in July: highs in Napa hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Napa in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks 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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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