13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Savannah

4
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Do some cultural sightseeing at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Santa Monica Mountains, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

Discover how to plan a Los Angeles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Oak Canyon Nature Center
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Monterey tour itinerary tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Monterey to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 9°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planner .

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in San Francisco are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland tour builder app .

Fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Portland is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Columbia River Highway
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Hoyt Arboretum ©
Hoyt Arboretum
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

2
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.
Get outdoors at Mercer Slough Nature Park and Mount Walker. You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, stroll through Alki Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mount Walker, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Mount Walker ©
Mount Walker

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