8 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Portland
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Los Angeles
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Portland

— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at Live Laugh Love Art and Oregon Historical Society. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Bonneville Hatchery (in Cascade Locks) and Dayton (Stoller Family Estate & Domaine Serene). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Officers' Row, wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill), get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

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Fargo to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at Petersen Automotive Museum and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Manhattan Beach and Hollywood Bowl Museum. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Ocean Avenue, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Skirball Cultural Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

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Traveling by flight from Portland to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 62°F.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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