13 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Dallas

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Cape Meares Lighthouse and The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manzanita Beach and Short Sands Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach), Astoria (Astoria Column, Flavel House Museum, & more) and Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner). Dedicate the 3rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hug Point State Recreation Site, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, and look for all kinds of wild species at Little Zigzag Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Portland online trip itinerary builder .

Dallas to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in April, with highs in Portland at 63°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Cape Meares Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Temecula (Old Town Temecula, Peltzer Winery, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary builder app .

Fly from Portland to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Temecula, Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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