11 days in West Coast & Vancouver Itinerary

11 days in West Coast & Vancouver Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego International Airport
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San Diego, United States
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Francisco, United States

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, wander the streets of Union Square, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online holiday builder.

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

2
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 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Vernal Fall ©
Must see
Vernal Fall
4.8
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Sentinel Dome ©
Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9

1
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San Diego, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are much warmer (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
San Diego Zoo ©
Zoo
San Diego Zoo
4.5

2
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Seattle, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Alki Beach and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planning site.

You can fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Seattle, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Must see
Chihuly Garden and Glass
4.7
The Museum of Flight ©
Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8
Pike Place Market ©
Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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Vancouver, Canada

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): walk around Stanley Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Park, stroll through Spanish Banks, and then wander the streets of Granville Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Granville Island ©
Must see
Granville Island
4.3
Spanish Banks
Beach
Spanish Banks
4.7

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