20 days in West Coast Itinerary

20 days in West Coast Itinerary

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20 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Francisco, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

Make your Seattle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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