26 days in West Coast Itinerary

26 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast itinerary planner

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Jerusalem, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

San Diego

— 4 nights

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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 8th (Mon), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Diego in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll around Laurelhurst Park, hike along Wildwood Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge, hike along Hoh River Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Portland to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in August: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seattle trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle. In August, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22: