11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  46​h
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Seattle
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 9th (Fri), pick up some local products at Esther Short Park, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, then hike along Columbia Springs, and finally experience rural life at Roloff Farms.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vancouver holiday tool .

New York City to Vancouver is an approximately 46-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Vancouver. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Vancouver, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Roloff Farms
Highlights from your plan
Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park
Roloff Farms ©
Roloff Farms
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site ©

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Seattle sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

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

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach road trip planner .

Drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then see Sandland Adventures.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence vacation planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Florence by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): trek along Redwood National Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park tour planning website .

You can drive from Florence to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Napa.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 14th (Wed), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Napa day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Napa. Traveling from Redwood National Park in August, you will find days in Napa are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip app .

You can drive from Napa to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Napa in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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