14 days in California & Seattle Itinerary

14 days in California & Seattle Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). It doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and admire the landmark architecture of Watts Towers.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Tioga Pass, get great views at Valley View, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take a stroll through SoMa, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, and stop by Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight will appeal to museum buffs. Attractions like Pike Place Market and Elliott Bay Book Company make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle vacation builder tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. May in Seattle sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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