11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary maker

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 3 nights
2
Portland
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
4
San Diego
— 2 nights

3
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 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, thenstroll around Kerry Park, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally see where the action happens at T-Mobile Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online holiday maker.

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, have some family-friendly fun at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, thentake in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, stroll around Laurelhurst Park, thenwalk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Portland journey planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, walk around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in December, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 31st (Tue), walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in San Diego at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

Similar Plans

12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 34 days in San Francisco & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in New York City, Las Vegas & San Francisco BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & San Francisco BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & San Francisco BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, kids, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: April, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans