9 days in West Coast Itinerary

9 days in West Coast Itinerary

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9 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Augusta

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 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then make a trip to Space Needle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder tool .

Augusta to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Augusta to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Augusta in October, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
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.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 61°F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Room Escape Games

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