18 days in California & Portland Itinerary

18 days in California & Portland Itinerary

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Glendale
— 7 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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Glendale

Glendale ©
Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. For shopping fun, head to The Americana at Brand or Glendale Galleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Greystone Mansion and Park and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Explore Glendale's surroundings by going to Ventura Pier and Promenade (in Ventura), Meditation Mount (in Ojai) and Carpinteria State Beach (in Carpinteria). Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Gamble House, explore the landscape on two wheels at Beaudry Loop, steep yourself in history at Casa Adobe De San Rafael & Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mark.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Glendale trip itinerary site.

Macau, China to Glendale is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Macau to Glendale. In December in Glendale, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glendale

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Angeles National Forest ©
Angeles National Forest
Greystone Mansion and Park ©
Greystone Mansion and Park
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. There's much more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glendale to Portland. Traveling from Glendale in December, you will find days in Portland are much colder (8°C), and nights are a bit cooler (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Francisco to go to Sonoma and see Sonoma Coast State Beach, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Union Square, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planner.

Fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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