24 days in Oregon & California Itinerary

24 days in Oregon & California Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive to Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Take a break from Cannon Beach with a short trip to Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, admire all the interesting features of Three Capes Scenic Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and kick back and relax at Haystack Rock.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker app.

Vancouver, Canada to Cannon Beach is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Coos Bay

— 2 nights
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, experience rural life at Cranberry Sweets, and then snap pictures at McCullough Memorial Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Coos Bay takes 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Coos Bay to San Francisco with the Route module. Traveling from Coos Bay in December, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monterey

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 16th (Wed), indulge your taste buds at Monterey Bay Food Tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey trip maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Monterey are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
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To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. While traveling from Monterey, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Oregon travel guide

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Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.