8 days in Washington State, Oregon & California Itinerary

8 days in Washington State, Oregon & California Itinerary

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8 days in Washington State, Oregon & California Itinerary

Start: Evansville
Fly:  8​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Evansville

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Made in Washington and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle journey site .

Evansville to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Evansville to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Seattle is a bit cooler than Evansville - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally hike along Forest Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portland online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Portland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

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Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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