22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: San Diego


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.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, contemplate the long history of Marston House Museum, and stroll through Children's Pool.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Diego. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get some historical perspective at Avila Adobe and Santa Monica Pier. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Museum of Flight and Seattle Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, Seattle is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Pittock Mansion. Get outdoors at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls. Step out of Portland to go to Welches and see Wildwood Recreation Site, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Tom McCall Waterfront Park, take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, and get outside with Portland Timbers.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Wildwood Recreation Site, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 26th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 47°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and San Francisco Botanical Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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