23 days in Los Angeles, Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

23 days in Los Angeles, Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

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23 days in Los Angeles, Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Stavanger, Norway
Fly:  20​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Portland
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Stavanger, Norway

4
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and take an in-depth tour of La Brea Tar Pits & Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation builder.

Stavanger, Norway to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Stavanger to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Stavanger - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

8
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Hug Point State Park. Attractions like Powell's City of Books and Laurelhurst Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Mount Hood (in Hood River), Fort Clatsop National Memorial (in Astoria) and Silver Falls State Park (in Sublimity). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Multnomah Falls, explore the activities along Trillium Lake, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and trek along Columbia River Highway.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portland custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Portland is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Silver Falls State Park, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Columbia River Highway, Trillium Lake, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to The Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Discover out-of-the-way places like Muir Woods National Monument and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay) and Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, appreciate the history behind Coit Tower, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Safari West, Bodega Head, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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