22 days in West Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
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Seattle — 2 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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hamburg to Seattle is minus 9 hours. In August, Seattle is a bit warmer than Hamburg - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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Shopping · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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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.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome, and take some stellar pictures from Half Dome.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
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San Diego — 3 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.
Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planning site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 4 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway), Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (in Kamas) and North Forty Escapes (in Oakley). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Provo City Center Temple, make a trip to Kindig It Design Inc., take in breathtaking views at Provo Canyon, and get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Salt Lake City, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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