7 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

7 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

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7 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

Start: California Hot Springs
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
+3
foot + Fly + tram + bus:  7​h 30​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Rodeo Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll through Marshall’s Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

California Hot Springs to San Francisco is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from California Hot Springs, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rodeo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our San Diego tour builder site .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in October since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online visit planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Cannon Beach takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light

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