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25 days in United States Itinerary
Fly: 17h 45min
Los Angeles— 6 nights
Fly: 4h 30min
Portland— 4 nights
Seattle— 6 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
San Francisco— 7 nights
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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.Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Crystal Cove. Bring the kids along to Newport Beach and The Getty Center. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano.
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Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Newport Beach, Crystal Cove
City of Roses
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.Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Silver Falls State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Haystack Rock and Washington Park. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cannon Beach (in Cannon Beach) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.
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Getting from Los Angeles to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Portland. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.
Things to do in Portland
Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Silver Falls State Park, Multnomah Falls
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.The Museum of Flight and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Snoqualmie Falls and Point Defiance Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: LeMay - America's Car Museum (in Tacoma) and Fort Worden State Park (in Port Townsend). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, gain insight at University of Washington, and stroll around Green Lake Park.
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You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Things to do in Seattle
Tacoma, Fort Worden State Park, Snoqualmie Falls
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and VJB Cellars. Get in touch with nature at Muir Woods National Monument and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.
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Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in San Francisco
Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, VJB Cellars, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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