11 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + subway + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Montreal

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Thu), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then catch a ride on Cable Cars. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour planner .

Montreal, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Powell's City of Books, browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market, identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portland online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Tours
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

4
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle travel site .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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