14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
London

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. We've included these beaches for you: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Lincoln Park, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in San Francisco at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
day
Sacramento

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the striking features of Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, see the interesting displays at California State Capitol and Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sacramento vacation builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

1
day
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park vacation builder.

Drive from Sacramento to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Sacramento in May, plan for cooler days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Nature Parks

Side Trip

Klamath
Highlights from your plan
Trees of Mystery

1
day
Salem

Salem is the capital of the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salem travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Salem with the Route module. When traveling from Redwood National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Salem: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oregon Garden, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Oregon Garden

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, then learn about winemaking at Adelsheim Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Lange Estate, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland tour planner.

Drive from Salem to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lange Estate, Adelsheim Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Pittock Mansion
Lange Estate

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, then admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum, and finally look for gifts at The Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach

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