17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Vancouver
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
Eureka
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
Salem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Vancouver

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and then admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and then get behind the scenes at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Twin Peaks and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello di Amorosa and California State Railroad Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Old Sacramento (in Sacramento), Stonestreet Winery (in Healdsburg) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). It doesn't end there: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences and see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in April, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Sacramento, V. Sattui Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Stonestreet Winery
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
days
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Ferndale Museum and then see the interesting displays at Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, then view the masterpieces at Trinidad Art Gallery, and then take a memorable drive along Redwood Highway.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Eureka trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Eureka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Eureka to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Salem.

Things to do in Eureka

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad, Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum, Ferndale Museum, Humboldt State University Natural History Museum
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Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum ©
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery
Ferndale Museum ©
Ferndale Museum

3
days
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Linn County Museum and Antique Powerland Museum. Get some cultural insight at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salem: Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area (in Depoe Bay) and Lincoln City (North Lincoln County Historical Museum, Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio, & more). It doesn't end there: stroll through Bush's Pasture Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salem road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Eureka to Salem in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Salem are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Linn County Museum, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Antique Powerland Museum
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Linn County Museum ©
Linn County Museum
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

5
days
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Columbia River Maritime Museum and Haystack Rock. Flavel House Museum and Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Phelps Creek Vineyards (in Hood River), Cannon Beach (in Cannon Beach) and Astoria Column (in Astoria). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, stroll through Beacon Rock, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, and admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Salem to Portland in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Portland sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant, Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, Multnomah Falls
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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