21 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast attractions planner
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle travel route planning app.

Hannover, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.
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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.
Kids will enjoy SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Diego with the Route module. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and much hotter nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online route planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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