43 days in West Coast Itinerary

43 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast tour planner
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
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Seattle — 4 nights

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: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll through Discovery Park, and walk around Woodland Park and Rose Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Seattle is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Seattle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in May; daily highs in Seattle reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.
Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Olympic National Park — 4 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park journey maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Olympic National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:

Portland — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette), Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem) and Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Portland Timbers, surround yourself with nature on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge.

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Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Portland with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in June: high temperatures in Portland hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly to South Lake Tahoe.
Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park and then take a memorable drive along Inspiration Point Vista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Alpine Falls and then indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Fly from Portland to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portland in June since evenings lows in South Lake Tahoe dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Yosemite National Park — 7 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.
On the 19th (Sun), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Wapama Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 3 hours. In June in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 5 nights

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, and Head underground at Boyden Cavern.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 40°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:

Los Angeles — 5 nights

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 Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Radiator Springs Racers, &more). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.
Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:

San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

San Francisco — 5 nights

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planning website.

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11: