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: Dayton (Stoller Family Estate & Domaine Serene) and Bonneville Hatchery (in Cascade Locks). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center, stop by Powell's City of Books, and take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

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 to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

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 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battleship USS Iowa Museum and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and take an in-depth tour of Skirball Cultural Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning site.

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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