8 days in West Coast Itinerary

8 days in West Coast Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Truckee
— 1 night

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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 8th (Mon), examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip builder site.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in San Diego are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego
4.6

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in February; daily highs in San Francisco reach 62°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Badger Pass Ski Area and Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. There's much more to do: make a trip to Yosemite Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route builder site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Nevada Falls Loop
4.9

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner Cross Country, then glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner, and then take an unforgettable tour with HeliTahoe.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Truckee trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Truckee. In February, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner Cross Country
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Helicopter Tour
HeliTahoe
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Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner
4.6

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