10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: College Station
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Stateline
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
5
Eugene
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Portland
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: College Station

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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College Station to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from College Station to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from College Station in July, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 9th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In July, Monterey is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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 10th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at de Young Museum, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip tool .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stateline.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Stateline

Stateline ©
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 12th (Fri), try your luck at Harveys Casino and then try to win big at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Stateline journey planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Stateline in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Stateline: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Eugene.

Things to do in Stateline

Casinos Fun & Games Spas
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Harveys Casino ©
Harveys Casino

1
night
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Down to Earth Home, Garden, & Gift, examine the collection at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, then take in the exciting artwork at Studio West Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, and finally stroll through Willamette River bike trail.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Eugene trip planning tool .

Getting from Stateline to Eugene by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stateline in July since evenings lows in Eugene dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Eugene

Museums Parks Trails
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Museum of Natural and Cultural History ©
Willamette River Trail ©
Willamette River Trail
Down to Earth Home, Garden, & Gift ©
Down to Earth Home, Garden, & Gift

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Portland attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Eugene to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Eugene in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 59°F in Portland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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