10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charleston
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— Few hours
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly + Subway:  3 h 45 min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Charleston

1
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.
On the 6th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Charleston to San Diego is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charleston to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in December, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Botanical Building and Lily Pond ©
Botanical Building and Lily Pond

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Portland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nightlife
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Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Escape the urban bustle at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Seaside (Beach Books & Seaside Candyman), Astoria Column (in Astoria) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Portland in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in Portland are cooler (45°F), and nights are slightly colder (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get great views at Twin Peaks and then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Portland - with highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

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