17 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

17 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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17 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 6 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Haystack Rock, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

8
nights
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Portland in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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