18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sequim
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
+3
bus + tram + Fly + shuttle:  8​h
5
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
End: Boston

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls visit planner .

Boston to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

3
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.
Dedicate the 19th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Seattle in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Seattle is minus 3 hours. May in Seattle sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore Sequim's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Sol Duc Falls, & more). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of B&B Family Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dungeness Landing County Park, head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Soleil.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequim trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Sequim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in May, with highs in Sequim at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Port Angeles City Pier
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B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company in Tillamook (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach journey planner .

Traveling by car from Sequim to Cannon Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Spend the 29th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monterey travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Cannon Beach to Monterey takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 30th (Thu), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. While traveling from Monterey, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

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