6 days in Austin, Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

6 days in Austin, Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Austin

— 1 day

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin holiday maker tool.

Dallas to Austin is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Austin are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers. Keep things going the next day: walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and finally trek along Forest Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Austin to Portland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Austin in July, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between 83°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online tour builder.

You can fly from Portland to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Portland in July, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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