27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Temecula
Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gualala
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Bend
— 12 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
6
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Temecula


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1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Temecula to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Temecula in January, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 59°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gualala.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum

7
nights
Gualala

Gualala ©
Gualala is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County in the U.S. Explore Gualala's surroundings by going to Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Philo (Phillips Hill Winery, Roederer Estate, & more) and Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner). There's much more to do: do a tasting at BobDog Winery, experience rural life at Pennyroyal Farm, admire the striking features of Sea Ranch Chapel, and look for all kinds of wild species at B Bryan Preserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Gualala driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Gualala in 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gualala, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Gualala

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Philo, Point Arena, Bodega Head, Yorkville Cellars, Fort Ross State Historic Park
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BobDog Winery ©
BobDog Winery
Fort Ross State Historic Park ©
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Yorkville Cellars ©
Yorkville Cellars

12
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Museum-lovers will get to explore High Desert Museum and The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Tokatee Golf Club (in McKenzie Bridge), Wildland Firefighters Monument (in Prineville) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Dee Wright Observatory, get engrossed in the history at Des Chutes Historical Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Boneyard Beer, and delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend trip app .

Traveling by car from Gualala to Bend takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gualala in January: high temperatures in Bend hover around 42°F and lows are around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Redmond, Terrebonne, Sisters, Tokatee Golf Club, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Painted Hills Unit
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Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Dee Wright Observatory ©
Dee Wright Observatory

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Bellevue Square.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle holiday website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bend to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bend in February since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Bellevue
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Davis.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

1
night
Davis

Davis
Davis formerly Davisville is a city in the U.S. For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Davis visit planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Davis. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in February: highs in Davis hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 43°F. You'll set off for Carmel on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Davis

Wineries Tours Transportation

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night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Venture Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Davis to Carmel in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in February, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Parks Nature

Side Trip

Venture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel Art Association ©
Carmel Art Association

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