15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
Drive:  15 min
1
Tigard
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
2
Universal City
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 45 min
3
Crescent City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
San Jose
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Portland

2
nights
Tigard

Tigard ©
Tigard is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Oregon Garden, make a trip to The Gordon House, then browse the different shops at Bridgeport Village, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Live Laugh Love Art. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Natalies Estate Winery, then look for gifts at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Bravuro Cellars.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tigard online trip maker.

Portland to Tigard is an approximately half hour car ride. Traveling from Portland in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Tigard. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Universal City.

Things to do in Tigard

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newberg, Silverton, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Roloff Farms
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Penner-Ash Wine Cellars ©
Penner-Ash Wine Cellars
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art
The Oregon Garden ©
The Oregon Garden

2
nights
Universal City

Universal City ©
Universal City is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. On the 19th (Mon), play a few rounds at Olympia Hills Golf Course, see the interesting displays at Toilet Seat Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Guadalupe River State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Universal City trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Tigard to Universal City with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tigard to Universal City due to the time zone difference. In October, Universal City is somewhat warmer than Tigard - with highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in Universal City

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Guadalupe River State Park, Toilet Seat Museum
Highlights from your plan
Toilet Seat Museum ©
Toilet Seat Museum
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church ©
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
Guadalupe River State Park ©
Guadalupe River State Park

3
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. We've included these beaches for you: Enderts Beach and Pebble Beach. There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Crescent Beach, kick back and relax at Point St George Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean World.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Crescent City trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Universal City to Crescent City with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Universal City in October, plan for cooler days in Crescent City, with highs around 62°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Enderts Beach
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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Battery Point Lighthouse
Battery Point Lighthouse

4
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Head to AiX and Gilroy Premium Outletsfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Point Lobos and Carmel River State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market (in Pacific Grove) and Monterey (17-Mile Drive & Cannery Row). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, and see the interesting displays at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

Planning San Jose trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Crescent City to San Jose by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Crescent City in October, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, Gilroy Premium Outlets, AiX
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

3
nights
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Head to State Street Underpass and Chocolate Mayafor some retail therapy. Visit Nicholas Canyon Beach and Carbon Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Santa Barbara with a short trip to Zuma Beach in Malibu, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, hunt for treasures at Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Jose to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Malibu
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market ©
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

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