8 days in West Coast Itinerary

8 days in West Coast Itinerary

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8 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Indianapolis

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39 as well as Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get interesting insight from Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39 and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip tool .

Indianapolis to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 72°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco Botanical Garden ©
San Francisco Botanical Garden

1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mendocino holiday planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Mendocino to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Noyo Headlands Park
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few
hours
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Mendocino to Redwood National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mendocino in July, plan for much colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. You will leave for Coos Bay on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coos Bay online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Coos Bay takes 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seattle.

Things to do in Coos Bay

#Shopping

Side Trip

Face Rock Creamery
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Face Rock Creamery ©
Face Rock Creamery

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Visiting Ed Munro Seahurst Park and Mercer Slough Nature Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coos Bay to Seattle. Traveling from Coos Bay in July, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 78°F and 60°F. On the 12th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Seahurst Beach Park
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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