15 days in San Francisco & Portland Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco & Portland Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Portland
— 7 nights

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San Francisco

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City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Point and VJB Cellars. Popular historic sites such as Grace Cathedral and Castello di Amorosa are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Kunde Family Winery (in Kenwood), Balloon Rides (in Napa) and Robert Mondavi Winery (in Oakville). Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, do a tasting at Kokomo Winery, snap pictures at San Francisco Bay Bridge, and make a trip to Mrs Doubtfire House.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary website.

Chicago to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

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VJB Cellars
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Grace Cathedral
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Portland

City of Roses

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wintler Community Park and Cannon Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Meares Lighthouse and Nevor Shellfish Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Cedar Wetlands Preserve (in Rockaway Beach), Astoria (Goonies House, Astoria Column, &more) and Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take an in-depth tour of Washington County Museum, relax in the rural setting at Topaz Farm, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Portland online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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