12 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

12 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

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12 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Dunes and Ramini Mozzarella. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sebastopol Center for the Arts and Castello di Amorosa. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay and explore the different monuments and memorials at San Francisco National Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes, Ramini Mozzarella, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Castello di Amorosa
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San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Little Zigzag Falls and Astoria Column. Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach Gallery & Cannon Beach) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Seaside Inverted Experience, Little Zigzag Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to B&B Family Farm and Dungeness River Audubon Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Blue Whole Gallery and Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien) and Sequim (Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery & Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout). And it doesn't end there: stop by Seattle Mystery Bookshop, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and steep yourself in history at West Point Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sequim, Boeing Future of Flight, Seahurst Beach Park
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Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

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