8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
subway + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Eugene
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Corvallis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. On the 29th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Autzen Stadium. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Eugene Public Library, then learn about winemaking at King Estate Winery, then identify plant and animal life at Cascades Raptor Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Hayward Field.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Eugene trip planner.

San Francisco to Eugene is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Eugene, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Corvallis.

Things to do in Eugene

Wildlife Parks Wineries
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Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
King Estate Winery ©
King Estate Winery
Hayward Field ©
Hayward Field

1
night
Corvallis

Corvallis ©
Corvallis is a city in central western Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Peavy Arboretum, make a splash at Osborn Aquatic Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Corvallis trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Eugene to Corvallis in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Corvallis are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Corvallis

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Peavy Arboretum ©
Peavy Arboretum
Osborn Aquatic Center ©
Osborn Aquatic Center

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, do a tasting at Carlton Winemakers Studio, then savor the flavors at Red Ridge Farms, and finally snap pictures at Gallon House Bridge. On your second day here, do a tasting at Willamette Valley Vineyards, then take in nature's colorful creations at Schreiner's Iris Gardens, and then do a tasting at Left Coast Cellars.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salem visit site .

Getting from Corvallis to Salem by car takes about an hour. In October in Salem, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gallon House Bridge, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Carlton Winemakers Studio, Left Coast Cellars, Red Ridge Farms
Highlights from your plan
Carlton Winemakers Studio ©
Carlton Winemakers Studio
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Left Coast Cellars ©
Left Coast Cellars

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Portland vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Portland sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Seattle, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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