20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Victoria
Fly:  2​h
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Huntington Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
You've now added Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Space Needle. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip app .

Victoria, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. When traveling from Victoria in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Tours

Side Trip

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Willamette Valley. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Powell's City of Books and Laurelhurst Park. Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland road trip site .

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Laurelhurst Park ©
Laurelhurst Park

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Chinatown to your itinerary. Attractions like Japanese Tea Garden and RocketBoat make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Crissy Field ©
Crissy Field

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 17-Mile Drive. On the 7th (Sat), take in the views from Bixby Bridge, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 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 slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Carmel

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

17-Mile Drive, Bixby Bridge
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Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

1
night
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Cove, and then make a trip to Huntington Beach Pier.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Huntington Beach attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Huntington Beach in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. In July, Huntington Beach is a bit warmer than Carmel - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Crystal Cove, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Sign. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Downtown Disney in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary maker .

Getting from Huntington Beach to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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