16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Morro Bay
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Mendocino
— 1 night
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Crescent City
— 1 night
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Seattle
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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Your day by day itinerary now includes Morro Rock. On the 17th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock and then look for gifts at The Shell Shop.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay online road trip planner.

Tustin to Morro Bay is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Tustin in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Morro Bay, with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Carmel.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
The Shell Shop ©
The Shell Shop

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Carmel Beach Boardwalk and then take a stroll through Ocean Avenue.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel trip builder app.

Getting from Morro Bay to Carmel by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Morro Bay, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Avenue ©
Ocean Avenue
Carmel Beach Boardwalk ©
Carmel Beach Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Boudin at the Wharf, Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and other attractions you added.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning app.

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Photography West Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Photography West Gallery ©
Photography West Gallery
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Glass Beach. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach and then cruise along Mendocino Coast.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mendocino journey website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Mendocino hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Mendocino

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Glass Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Crescent City travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Mendocino to Crescent City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendocino in October, expect nights in Crescent City to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Portland.

Things to do in Crescent City

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Argyle Winery as well as Enchanted Forest Theme Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Portland Japanese Garden and Powell's City of Books. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take a stroll through Alberta Street, and browse the fresh offerings at Portland Farmers Market - Office Location.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Crescent City to Portland in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Argyle Winery, Enchanted Forest Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Seattle Art Museum, Fremont Troll, Pioneer Square, and other attractions you added. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puget Sound Express and Washington Park Arboretum. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle, and take in nature's colorful creations at Seattle Japanese Garden.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October in Seattle, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

Puget Sound Express
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Puget Sound Express ©
Puget Sound Express
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle ©
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle

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