7 days in West Coast Itinerary

7 days in West Coast Itinerary

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7 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
End: Belfast

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner .

Belfast, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Belfast to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Belfast in April, plan for warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Tue), kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Union Square, wander the streets of SoMa, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online vacation planner .

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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