30 days in West Coast Itinerary

30 days in West Coast Itinerary

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30 days in West Coast Itinerary

London
Fly + tram + bus:  14​h
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+3
bus + tram + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
Healdsburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Mendocino
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Paso Robles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Carmel
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly:  16​h 45​min
London

3
days
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maryhill Winery and AniChe Cellars. Do some cultural sightseeing at Columbia Hills State Park and Marchesi Vineyards & Winery. Go for a jaunt from Hood River to Bridal Veil to see Multnomah Falls about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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London, UK to Hood River is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Columbia Hills State Park, Multnomah Falls, Maryhill Winery, AniChe Cellars, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Maryhill Winery
Maryhill Winery
Marchesi Vineyards & Winery ©
Marchesi Vineyards & Winery

2
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 5th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

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You can drive from Hood River to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will leave for Healdsburg on the 7th (Thu).

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Columbia River Maritime Museum
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

4
days
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gualala Point Regional Park and Saracina Vineyards. Get some cultural insight at Pride Mountain Vineyards and BobDog Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Robert Mondavi Winery (in Oakville), V. Sattui (in St. Helena) and Calistoga (Storybook Mountain Vineyards, Vincent Arroyo Winery, & more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Pech Merle Winery Tasting Lounge.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Healdsburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in June: highs in Healdsburg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Calistoga, Geyserville, St. Helena, Saracina Vineyards, BobDog Winery
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Vincent Arroyo Winery ©
Vincent Arroyo Winery

4
days
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Black Sands Beach and Navarro Vineyards & Winery. Get in touch with nature at Noyo Headlands Park and Schooner Gulch State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Mendocino: Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA (in Point Arena) and Goldeneye Winery (in Philo). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Glass Beach and stop by Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books.

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Traveling by car from Healdsburg to Mendocino takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Mendocino sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Philo, Point Arena, Fort Bragg, Black Sands Beach
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Schooner Gulch State Beach ©
Schooner Gulch State Beach
Navarro Vineyards & Winery
Navarro Vineyards & Winery

4
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Panorama Trail and Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum. Visiting Olmsted Point and Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias will get you outdoors. Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Mendocino to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mendocino in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum, Bodie State Historic Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

4
days
Paso Robles

Paso Robles
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Adelaida Cellars and Still Waters Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Moonstone Beach and Elephant Seal Rookery. Go for a jaunt from Paso Robles to Morro Bay to see Morro Rock about 44 minutes away. There's more to do: do a tasting at San Marcos Creek Vineyards & Winery.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Paso Robles in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In June, Paso Robles is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 37°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Templeton, Moonstone Beach, Morro Rock, Elephant Seal Rookery
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Venteux Vineyards
Venteux Vineyards

4
days
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. You'll get in some beach time at Carmel River State Beach and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Visiting Pfeiffer State Beach and Point Lobos State Reserve will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carmel: Talbott Vineyards (in Carmel Valley) and McWay Falls (in Big Sur). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Carmel online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Paso Robles to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Paso Robles in June, you will find days in Carmel are much colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Talbott Vineyards, Monterey Bay, Asilomar State Beach
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Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©

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