23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Portland
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do your shopping at Bart's Books and Tartaglia Fine Art. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Getty Center The Publications and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo), Ventura (Ventura Harbor Village & VOM FASS Ventura) and The Ojai Beverage Co. (in Ojai). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Third Street Promenade and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Sightseeing

Side Trips

Ojai, Ventura, Third Street Promenade, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Bart's Books
Camarillo Premium Outlets

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mount Soledad and then shop like a local with Seaport Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego vacation trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Diego

Sightseeing Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seaport Village
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

7
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.
Cape Meares Lighthouse and Pittock Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Head to Powell's City of Books and Astoria Sunday Marketfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Hood River Lavender (in Hood River), Blue Heron French Cheese Company (in Tillamook) and Tillamook Country Smoker (in Bay City). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Getting from San Diego to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, Portland is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Tillamook, Hood River Lavender
Highlights from your plan
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Country Smoker

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Flight and Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Museum of Pop Culture. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle vacation planner.

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight
Museum of Pop Culture

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Castello di Amorosa and Old Sacramento are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento), V. Sattui (in St. Helena) and Sebastopol Center For the Arts (in Sebastopol). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Peaks, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sacramento, Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui, Sebastopol Center For the Arts
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum
Castello di Amorosa
Twin Peaks

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