8 days in Portland, Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Portland, Seattle & San Francisco Itinerary

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Portland
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Seattle
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San Francisco
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Portland

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Washington Park, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Real Life Exhibit Portland, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, see the interesting displays at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Portland vacation planning app.

Tokyo, Japan to Portland is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Portland. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Seattle.

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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, then see the interesting displays at LeMay - America's Car Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally walk around Kerry Park.

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You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Walt Disney Family Museum and Legion of Honor. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Musee Mecanique. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & VGS Chateau Potelle). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, stroll through Lands End, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning website.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Wineries · Parks · Childrens Museums

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