13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Bremerton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Ocean Shores
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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night
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.
On the 7th (Wed), stop by Made in Washington, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

San Francisco to Seattle is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Seattle at 55°F and lows at 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bremerton.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Bremerton

Bremerton ©
Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. On the 9th (Fri), tee off at Gold Mountain Golf Club.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bremerton vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Seattle to Bremerton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Seattle in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bremerton, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ocean Shores.

Things to do in Bremerton

Outdoors Golf
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Gold Mountain Golf Club ©
Gold Mountain Golf Club

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Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores ©
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Kids will enjoy Astoria Column and Grayland Beach State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Flavel House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean Shores: Northwest Carriage Museum (in Raymond), The Lady Washington (in Aberdeen) and Fort Clatsop National Memorial (in Astoria). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at First Cabin.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ocean Shores trip planning app .

You can drive from Bremerton to Ocean Shores in 2.5 hours. March in Ocean Shores sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Grayland Beach State Park, The Lady Washington, Northwest Carriage Museum
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heceta Head Lighthouse and Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University. Kids will enjoy Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Take a break from Newport with a short trip to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest in Yachats, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Nye Beach, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, do a tasting at Flying Dutchman Winery, and look for gifts at The Chocolate Frog.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Ocean Shores to Newport by car takes about 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Chocolate Frog, Flying Dutchman Winery, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Oregon Garden and Beacon Rock. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Eagle Creek Trail (in Cascade Locks), Winter's Hill Estate Vineyard & Winery (in Dayton) and Antique Powerland Museum (in Brooks). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Vancouver National Historic Reserve Trust.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver tour builder site .

Drive from Newport to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Vancouver sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Powerland Heritage Park, Eagle Creek Trail, Beacon Rock, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Winter's Hill Estate
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Oregon Garden ©
Oregon Garden