20 days in West Coast Itinerary

20 days in West Coast Itinerary

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20 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  9​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Bengaluru

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Popular historic sites such as Castello di Amorosa and Filbert Steps are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Union Square, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, look for gifts at Molinari Delicatessen, and take a stroll around Civic Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, San Francisco is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Petaluma Seed Bank, Castello di Amorosa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, V. Sattui Winery
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and Point Lobos State Reserve. Kids will enjoy Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Carmel River State Beach. Explore Carmel's surroundings by going to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & McWay Falls). There's more to do: stop by The Cheese Shop.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Carmel day trip site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Carmel are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Big Sur
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Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

6
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Bring the kids along to Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Head to Tillamook Country Smoker and Jack's Country Storefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column & The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks), North Head Lighthouse (in Ilwaco) and Adelaide's Coffee and Sweet Shoppe (in Ocean Park). There's still lots to do: stroll through Haystack Rock, explore the venue of Seaside Civic & Convention Center, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and stop by Beach Books.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Cannon Beach in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside, Astoria, Ocean Park, Tillamook Country Smoker, North Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Nye Beach. Visit Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Newport to Lincoln City to see Robert's Bookshop about 40 minutes away. There's more to do: stop by The Chocolate Frog.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Robert's Bookshop, The Chocolate Frog
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Robert's Bookshop ©
Robert's Bookshop

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