8 days in West Coast Itinerary

8 days in West Coast Itinerary

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8 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Kalamazoo

1
night
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 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Space Needle and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

Kalamazoo to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Kalamazoo in March, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 56°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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