23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
End: Los Angeles

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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Third Street Promenadefor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Hollywood & Highland, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Fisherman's Wharf and City Lights Booksellers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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 Sokol Blosser Winery and Movie Madness Video and More. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, examine the collection at Portland Puppet Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and stroll through Laurelhurst Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sokol Blosser Winery, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

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.
For shopping fun, head to Chihuly Garden and Glass or Pike Place Market. Visit Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to Marina Beach Park in Edmonds, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina Beach Park, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Head to Amoeba Music and Rodeo Drivefor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica). See some other sides of Los Angeles: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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