12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yreka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lincoln City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Crescent City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Fri), examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then shop like a local with Exploratorium, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toRedding.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
Yreka

Yreka
Yreka is the county seat of Siskiyou County, California, United States, located in the Shasta Valley at 2,500 feet (760 m) above sea level and covering about 10.1 sq mi (26 km2) area, of which most is land. To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yreka tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Mount Shasta to Yreka in an hour. August in Yreka sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Crater Lake National Park on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Yreka

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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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 20th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden and then stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Yreka to Portland with the Route module. When traveling from Yreka in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oneonta Gorge, Multnomah Falls
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

few
hours
Lincoln City

Lincoln City
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lincoln City trip planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lincoln City: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Wineries Outdoors

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Backstreet Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip tool .

You can drive from Lincoln City to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gardiner.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping
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Backstreet Gallery ©
Backstreet Gallery

1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner ©
Gardiner is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, across the Umpqua River from Reedsport. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tsunami Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gardiner travel itinerary planner .

Gardiner is just a stone's throw from Florence. In August, daily temperatures in Gardiner can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You will leave for Crescent City on the 24th (Sat).
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Tsunami Gallery ©
Tsunami Gallery

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nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Crescent City travel route planner .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Crescent City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Crescent City, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©

1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mendocino trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Crescent City to Mendocino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Crescent City in August, plan for warmer days in Mendocino, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks

Side Trip

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

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