19 days in West Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bend
— 1 night
Drive
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Crescent City
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Get in touch with nature at Ruby Beach and Olympic National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park online trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Olympic National Park is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Zurich to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Pop Culture and Wine Tours & Tastings. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in July, with highs in Seattle at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly to Bend.
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Bend — 1 night

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Getting from Seattle to Bend by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Bend to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Crescent City.
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Crescent City — 2 nights

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 20th (Sat), stroll through California Coastal Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trees of Mystery, and then stroll through Enderts Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stout Grove.

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Drive from Bend to Crescent City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Bend, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Crescent City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Crescent City to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Crescent City in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 4 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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and explore the striking landscape at North Dome.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 2 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip website.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 43°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 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.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip tool.

Fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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