31 days in West Coast Itinerary

31 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Start: Madrid
Fly:  18 h
1
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Ferry:  6 h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Foot:  1 h
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Orick
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Madrid

5
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, trek along Hoh River Trail, and stroll through Second Beach Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park visit planner.

Madrid, Spain to Olympic National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Madrid to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
High Divide ©
High Divide

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor in 7 hours. In July in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan

3
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, and stroll through Alki Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Friday Harbor in July since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orick.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

2
nights
Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, cruise along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and then trek along California Coastal Trail.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Orick trip planner.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Orick in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Orick, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Orick

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Redwood National Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Chinatown, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orick to San Francisco. When traveling from Orick in July, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
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: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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