18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  27​h
End: Kelowna


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3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sky View Observatory and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kerry Park, see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder app .

Kelowna, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Seattle, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

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Food Tours
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach tour planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get little chillier in Cannon Beach: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hood River.

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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the activities along White Salmon River and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hood River online day trip planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Portland.

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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
White Salmon River ©
White Salmon River

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Oregon Holocaust Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Portland route builder website .

Getting from Hood River to Portland by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Portland sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

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Side Trip

George Rogers Park
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip app .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Angel Stadium of Anaheim and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach--about 1h 15 min away. Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Angel Stadium of Anaheim ©
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Petco Park and Coronado Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and head off the coast to Coronado Island.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coronado
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Petco Park ©
Petco Park
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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