9 days in San Francisco, Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco, Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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9 days in San Francisco, Portland & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Miami

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip site .

Miami to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Miami in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Portland day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Portland in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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