15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Crescent City
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
San Jose
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
West Hollywood
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Portland

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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and gain insight at Portland State University.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland day trip planning tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Portland. In October in Portland, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Crescent City.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

1
night
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): trek along Stout Grove, immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, and finally kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

Plan my trip to Crescent City with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Portland to Crescent City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. October in Crescent City sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Enderts Beach
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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

5
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Visit Point Lobos and China Cove and Gibson Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Asilomar State Beach (in Pacific Grove), Carmel (Dawn's Dream Winery, Gallery by the Sea Carmel, &more) and Monterey (Cannery Row, Old Fisherman's Wharf, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, pause for some serene contemplation at Oakland California Temple, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose online trip builder.

You can fly from Crescent City to San Jose in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Crescent City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Asilomar State Beach, Stanford University, Oakland California Temple
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then wander the streets of State Street Underpass, then get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Thousand Steps Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara day trip site.

Getting from San Jose to Santa Barbara by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

4
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from West Hollywood: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Pier & Third Street Promenade). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Montana Avenue, observe the fascinating underwater world at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, make a trip to City Hall, and hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in West Hollywood, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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