9 days in West Coast Itinerary

9 days in West Coast Itinerary

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9 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Colombo
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  25​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly + subway:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  26​h
End: Colombo

1
day
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.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Seattle is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Colombo to Seattle. Traveling from Colombo in October, things will get much colder in Seattle: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
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 13th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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 15th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

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Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the San Diego tour planner.

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Air & Space Museum ©
San Diego Air & Space Museum

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