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 take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle route maker .

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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks

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.
Start 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 see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip site .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Portland sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Parks 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. On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Lincoln City sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Portland to Lincoln City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lincoln City, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Cape Foulweather
Highlights from your plan
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): relax in the rural setting at Cranberry Sweets, immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

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Drive from Lincoln City to Coos Bay in 3 hours. In October in Coos Bay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Arcata.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Highlights from your plan
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Redwood Highway and then contemplate the waterfront views at Humboldt Bay.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Arcata trip planner .

Drive from Coos Bay to Arcata in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Arcata sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Arcata

Nature Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Eureka
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Humboldt Bay ©
Humboldt Bay

1
night
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaside Beach, kick back and relax at Pudding Creek Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Mendocino Coast.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fort Bragg tour planner .

You can drive from Arcata to Fort Bragg in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Arcata, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mendocino Coast
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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through China Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planning website .

Getting from Fort Bragg to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Fort Bragg in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can 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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