35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Coeur d'Alene
— 7 nights
2
Seattle
— 4 nights
3
Portland
— 6 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
5
San Diego
— 5 nights
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights

7
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coeur d'Alene Lake and Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Visiting Ross Creek Cedar Grove Scenic Area and Sandpoint City Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Cente (in Sagle), Arboretum & Botanical Garden (in Moscow) and Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge (in Cheney). There's much more to do: admire the architecture and history at Old Mission State Park, identify plant and animal life at Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Wallace, and shop like a local with The Art Spirit Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene vacation builder.

San Francisco to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Coeur d'Alene are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ross Creek Cedar Grove Scenic Area, Historic Wallace, Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Cente, Emerald Creek Garnet Area, Old Mission State Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Pop Culture and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Dungeness River Audubon Center (in Sequim), Picnic Point Park (in Edmonds) and Boeing Future of Flight (in Mukilteo). Next up on the itinerary: pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seahurst Beach Park, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and catch a live event at T-Mobile Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary planning website.

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Seattle by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Dungeness River Audubon Center, Picnic Point Park, Boeing Future of Flight, Lake Wilderness Arboretum, Finnriver Farm & Cidery
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Multnomah Falls and Haystack Rock. Step out of the city life by going to Astoria Column and Manzanita Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach), Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City) and Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum & Young River Falls). There's still lots to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, identify plant and animal life at Kilchis Point Reserve, add some fun to your beach time HOOK'EM UP Guide Service, and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Haystack Rock, Multnomah Falls, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Kilchis Point Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

5
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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Carpinteria) and El Pescador State Beach (in Malibu). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planning app.

You can fly from Portland to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portland in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, El Pescador State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Coronado Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and South Carlsbad State Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll around La Jolla Shores Park, snap pictures at Coronado Bridge, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Bodega Dunes and Fort Funston National Park. For shopping fun, head to Union Square or City Lights Booksellers. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Exploratorium, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning website.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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