60 days in West Coast Itinerary

60 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast trip planner

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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 8 nights
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Napa
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Monterey
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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Seattle

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: ILovekickboxing (in Kirkland) and Tacoma (Washington State History Museum, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, walk around Discovery Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 9:

Portland

— 6 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (in Woodburn), Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum (in The Dalles) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and stroll around Hoyt Arboretum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Portland online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Portland sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 15:

San Francisco

— 8 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 nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portland in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 23:

Napa

— 6 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Napa: Healdsburg (Alexander Valley Vineyards, Sapphire Hill Winery, &more), St. Helena (VGS Chateau Potelle & Modus Operandi Cellars) and Sonoma (SIMRACEWAY PERFORMANCE DRIVING CENTER & MacLaren). And it doesn't end there: learn insider's secrets on Laces and Limos, learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, take in nature's colorful creations at Round Pond Estate, and stop by Oxbow Public Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Napa travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:

Yosemite National Park

— 8 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, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Yosemite Village, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool.

Drive from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Napa in April, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 7:

Monterey

— 5 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monterey: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Asilomar State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Del Mar Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Monterey trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Monterey. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 12:

San Diego

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, contemplate the waterfront views at Cabrillo Tide Pools, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip website.

Fly from Monterey to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Monterey in May; daily highs in San Diego reach 25°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 18:

Santa Barbara

— 6 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Barbara: Solvang (Apple Lane Solvang & Rusack Vineyards), 246 Wine & Brew Tours (in Lompoc) and Sunstone Winery (in Santa Ynez). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, immerse yourself in nature at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, and meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary planner.

Fly from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Barbara, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 24:

Los Angeles

— 8 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign) and Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip website.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — Jun 1: