13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
4
Sacramento
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Seattle Public Library-Central Library and then stroll through Snoqualmie Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, make a trip to Seattle Center, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seattle vacation trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then cruise along Otter Crest Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Seal Rock State Wayside and then trek along Hobbit Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport custom trip planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Newport in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. March in Newport sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Seal Rock State Wayside, Hobbit Trail
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Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Seal Rock State Wayside ©
Seal Rock State Wayside

1
night
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 25th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley and then hike along Forest Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Portland itinerary planner.

Drive from Newport to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Portland sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley

few
hours
Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sacramento travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Portland to Sacramento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in March, expect nights in Sacramento to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Miners Ravine Trail Loop

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): play a few rounds at Coyote Moon Golf Course and then glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Truckee itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Truckee takes 2 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in March, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Truckee: temperatures range from 10°C by day to -6°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ski Butlers ©
Ski Butlers
Coyote Moon Golf Course ©
Coyote Moon Golf Course

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Truckee in March, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (14°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 30th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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