11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  10​h
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Tampa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland tour itinerary planning website .

Gainesville to Portland is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gainesville to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Portland is little chillier than Gainesville - with highs of 85°F and lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stop by Chukar Cherries, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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