14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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 12th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Wilderness Arboretum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Tahoma National Cemetery, then stroll around Kerry Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle travel route planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Seattle. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahoma National Cemetery, Lake Wilderness Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Lake Wilderness Arboretum ©
Lake Wilderness Arboretum

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.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden and then stop by Powell's City of Books. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, then browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portland travel planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vancouver, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Art Museum ©
Portland Art Museum
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum and then get curious at Exploratorium.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online travel planner .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Attractions like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Running Horse Ranch and Camarillo Premium Outlets. Venture out of the city with trips to Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach), Fillmore Fish Hatchery (in Fillmore) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Running Horse Ranch, Fillmore Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Catalina Offshore Products, then take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier, and then take in the waterfront at Seaport Village. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

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