8 days in West Coast Itinerary

8 days in West Coast Itinerary

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8 days in West Coast Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  16​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+3
bus + tram + Fly + foot:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

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night
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.
To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Seattle is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Seattle is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Beaches, #Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation maker .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Cannon Beach to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Cannon Beach - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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night
San Diego

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and then stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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