15 days in West Coast Itinerary

15 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online travel planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 56°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
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San Francisco

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, get curious at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco journey app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in March, with highs in San Francisco at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Los Angeles

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 74°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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San Diego

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, stroll around Balboa Park, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Diego journey planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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