60 days in West Coast Itinerary

60 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast tour planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Napa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Healdsburg
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
9
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
10
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Brussels

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier), Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Oswald West State Park, & more). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portland journey planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Portland is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

5
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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, trails, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail, and trek along Congress Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in September: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©

5
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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego online day trip planner .

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker website .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

7
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, cruise along Tioga Pass, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park route maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 6:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

7
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see photos and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Napa: Simraceway Performance Driving Center (in Sonoma), St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Pride Mountain Vineyards, & more) and Glen Ellen (Jack London State Historic Park & Benziger Family Winery). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Inglenook, walk around Sonoma Plaza, and take in the history at Mission San Francisco Solano.

Find out how to plan Napa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Napa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sonoma, St. Helena, Rutherford, Glen Ellen, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery

5
nights
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mendocino Coast (in Mendocino), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sharpsteen Museum (in Calistoga). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sonoma Coast State Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Healdsburg trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Napa to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Guerneville, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Patrick Amiot, Sharpsteen Museum
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

6
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, beaches, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, hike along Ozette Loop Hike, and contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park holiday planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Healdsburg to Olympic National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Healdsburg in October, you will find days in Olympic National Park are colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

5
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, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Seattle online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

Similar Plans

8 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in West Coast & Taos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans