8 days in Monterey & Lake Oswego Itinerary

8 days in Monterey & Lake Oswego Itinerary

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8 days in Monterey & Lake Oswego Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Monterey
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Lake Oswego
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Monterey Bay Aquarium and Dennis the Menace Park. Step out of Monterey with an excursion to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, trek along Point Lobos, grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monterey day trip planning site .

San Francisco to Monterey is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lake Oswego.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

3
nights
Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego ©
Lake Oswego is a city in the State of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. Lake Oswego is known for shopping, nightlife, parks, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Foothill Park, view the masterpieces at Arts Council of Lake Oswego, relax in the rural setting at Fiala Farms, and play a few rounds at Oregon City Golf Club.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Oswego trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monterey to Lake Oswego. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in July: highs in Lake Oswego hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Oswego

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

West Linn, Oregon City
Highlights from your plan
Foothill Park ©
Foothill Park
Rogerson Clematis Garden ©
Rogerson Clematis Garden
George Rogers Park ©
George Rogers Park

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