18 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

18 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

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18 days in San Francisco, Portland & Seattle Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and Bodega Dunes. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through North Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. Visit Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Cannon Beach (Oswald West State Park & Ecola State Park). Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Eagle Landing Par 3 - Mini - Soccer Golf Course and explore and take pictures at Kruger's Farm.

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Fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Eagle Landing Par 3 - Mini - Soccer Golf Course, Manzanita Beach, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

5
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Visiting Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls will get you outdoors. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Second Beach Trail & Olympic National Park). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, make a trip to Pioneer Square, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and engage your brain at Living Computers: Museum + Labs.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

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