16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Port Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Olympic National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Astoria
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
6
Cannon Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Crescent City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
11
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Salinas
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
16
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
17
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
18
San Diego
— 2 nights
End: San Diego

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marina Beach Park and Tahoma National Cemetery. Take a break from the city and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Bloedel Reserve. Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get to know the fascinating history of Foster Island Walk, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and contemplate the long history of West Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Lebanon, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Edmonds, Bloedel Reserve, Tahoma National Cemetery, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for gifts at Swain's General Store and then identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Port Angeles online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Port Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Port Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Swain's General Store ©
Swain's General Store

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park visit planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Angeles to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Olympic Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula

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Long Beach

Long Beach
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Long Beach online trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Long Beach. In August in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Long Beach to Astoria by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Astoria are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip website .

You can drive from Astoria to Cannon Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach Distillery ©
Cannon Beach Distillery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, trek along Eagle Creek Trail Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Portland online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in August: highs in Portland hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Officers' Row
Highlights from your plan
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Newport travel route website .

You can drive from Portland to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Crescent City.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park

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Crescent City

Crescent City
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Crescent City trip planner .

Getting from Newport to Crescent City by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): trek along Redwood National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Redwood National Park online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Crescent City to Redwood National Park takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Glass Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Noyo Headlands Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fort Bragg itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Fort Bragg in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Redwood National Park in August, you will find days in Fort Bragg are much hotter (39°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner .

Getting from Fort Bragg to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Fort Bragg in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salinas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Salinas

Salinas
Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California. To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salinas trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Salinas. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Salinas, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Big Sur on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Salinas

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur road trip website .

You can drive from Salinas to Big Sur in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Chapel of the Flowers Wedding Chapels.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Big Sur to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Big Sur in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (45°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 15th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

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