59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  2​h
1
Eugene
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ashland
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Big Sur
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Portland

7
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eugene: The Historic Carousel and Museum (in Albany), Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Silver Falls State Park, hike along McKenzie River National Recreation Trail, examine the collection at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and identify plant and animal life at Cascades Raptor Center.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Eugene planning tool .

Portland to Eugene is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In April in Eugene, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Yachats, Silver Falls State Park, Bethel Heights Vineyard, The Historic Carousel and Museum, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

1
night
Williams

Williams ©
Williams is an unincorporated community in Josephine County, Oregon, United States.There were three different post offices in the area named for their proximity to Williams Creek: Williams, Williamsburg and Williams Creek (in Jackson County). On the 23rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve and then do a tasting at Plaisance Ranch.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Williams trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Eugene to Williams takes 3 hours. While traveling from Eugene, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Williams, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ashland.

Things to do in Williams

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Plaisance Ranch ©
Plaisance Ranch

8
nights
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Venture out of the city with trips to Rain Rock Casino (in Yreka), Mount Shasta (Mount Shasta & Mt. Shasta Nordic Center) and Medford (Rogue River & Upper and Lower Table Rock). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Bailey, do a tasting at Kriselle Cellars, steep yourself in history at Historic Pinehurst Inn, and glide through natural beauty at Mt. Ashland Ski Area.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ashland trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Williams to Ashland in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ashland are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Medford, Mount Shasta, Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, Kriselle Cellars, Art Presence Art Center
Highlights from your plan
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park
Rogue River ©
Rogue River
Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta

2
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site Tao House, view the masterpieces at Moraga Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lafayette Reservoir, and finally stroll around Briones Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at John Muir National Historic Site, then identify plant and animal life at San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area, and then get in on the family fun at Redwood Valley Railway.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lafayette road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ashland to Lafayette. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Orinda, Moraga Art Gallery, John Muir National Historic Site, Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site Tao House, San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lafayette Reservoir ©
Lafayette Reservoir
Briones Park ©
Briones Park
San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area ©

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

You can drive from Lafayette to San Francisco in an hour. Traveling from Lafayette in May, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

8
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Esalen Institute. Explore Big Sur's surroundings by going to Bear Gulch Caves (in Paicines), Balconies Cliffs Trails (in Soledad) and Hearst Castle (in San Simeon). And it doesn't end there: hike along Monterey Bay Recreation Trail, stroll around Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area, play a few rounds at Carmel Valley Ranch, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Camaldoli Hermitage.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Big Sur tour planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. February in Big Sur sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey County, Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area, Balconies Cliffs Trails, Hearst Castle
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary ©
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Getting from Big Sur to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Big Sur in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum (in Carlsbad) and California Wolf Center (in Julian). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, stroll around Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Coronado Public Library, The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum, Annie's Canyon Trail, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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