11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  14​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Arcata
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel planner .

Birmingham, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Birmingham to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Seattle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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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

1
night
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 19th (Fri): stop by Powell's City of Books, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cooper Mountain Nature Park, then identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Portland trip site .

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Cooper Mountain Nature Park
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Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

1
night
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln City online route planner .

You can drive from Portland to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in October, expect nights in Lincoln City to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Cape Foulweather
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather

1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): experience rural life at Cranberry Sweets, admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Coos Bay in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arcata.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Cranberry Sweets ©
Cranberry Sweets

1
night
Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Redwood Highway and then contemplate the waterfront views at Humboldt Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Arcata trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Arcata in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daytime highs in Arcata are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Arcata

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Eureka
Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Bay ©
Humboldt Bay

1
night
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 23rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Beach, then kick back and relax at Pudding Creek Beach, then kick back and relax at Glass Beach, and finally explore the activities along Mendocino Coast.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Bragg day trip planning site .

You can drive from Arcata to Fort Bragg in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Arcata in October, expect nights in Fort Bragg to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mendocino Coast
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Seaside Beach ©
Seaside Beach
Pudding Creek Beach ©
Pudding Creek Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at China Beach, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stroll through Marshall’s Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning site .

You can drive from Fort Bragg to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Fort Bragg in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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