19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
End: Los Angeles

3
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.
On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and finally explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

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Los Angeles to Seattle is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

2
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.
On the 29th (Fri), stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then explore the striking landscape of Multnomah Falls, and finally make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, get lost in a book at Multnomah County Central Library, then contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, then meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, and finally hike along Forest Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Portland online trip maker .

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, have fun at RocketBoat, stroll through Fort Funston National Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Carmel trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Carmel are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Trails

Side Trip

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

6
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Downtown Disney about 36 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, stroll through Santa Monica Beach, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Carmel in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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