15 days in United States Itinerary

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Disneyland Park. Pack the 2nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and cruise along Mulholland Drive.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

Belfast, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Belfast to Los Angeles. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Belfast in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Chinatown, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to South Lake Tahoe.
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Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

South Lake Tahoe — 3 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Tahoe City (River Rafting & Tubing & Hellman-Ehrman Mansion). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe, explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, stroll around Valhalla at Lake Tahoe, and kick back and relax at Kiva Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe vacation maker site.

You can fly from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in South Lake Tahoe when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Yachats.
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Yachats — 2 nights

On the 10th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Strawberry Hill Wayside, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Earthworks Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Smelt Sands State Park, then take a memorable drive along Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

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Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Yachats by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, you will find days in Yachats are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.
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Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Side Trip

Cannon Beach — 2 nights

On the 12th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.
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