8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
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Eureka
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
7
Lewiston
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier. On your second day here, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Boise to Los Angeles is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boise in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Tue), trek along Scenic Road Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey attractions site.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in July: high temperatures in Monterey hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning app.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, take a memorable drive along Redwood Highway, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Eureka trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Eureka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, hike along Forest Park, get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, thenwalk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Eureka to Portland takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Eureka in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade ©
Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade

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Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lewis and Clark Discovery Center, immerse yourself in nature at Hells Gate State Park, and then do a tasting at Clearwater Canyon Cellars.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lewiston trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Portland to Lewiston in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lewiston, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hells Gate State Park ©
Hells Gate State Park
Clearwater Canyon Cellars ©
Clearwater Canyon Cellars

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