6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Portland
— 1 day
Drive:  19​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— Few hours
End: Los Angeles

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chihuly Garden and Glass, The Museum of Flight, Seattle Art Museum, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then catch a live event at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday planning site .

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
day
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.
On the 9th (Mon), stop by Powell's City of Books and then stroll around Forest Park.

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

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Portland, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in December, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 59°F and lows about 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 49°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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