9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  1​h
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Union
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Oroville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Pismo Beach
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
8
Solvang
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— Few hours
End: San Diego

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Union

Union ©
Union is a small census-designated place in Mason County, Washington, United States. You've now added Rodeo Drive-In Theater to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): hike along Staircase Rapids Nature Trail, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Hardware Distillery Co., and then watch a film at Rodeo Drive-In Theater.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Union trip planner .

Seattle to Union is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Union when traveling from Seattle in May, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Union

Fun & Games Nightlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoodsport, Rodeo Drive-In Theater
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Rodeo Drive-In Theater ©
Rodeo Drive-In Theater
The Hardware Distillery Co. ©
The Hardware Distillery Co.

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes DeLille Cellars, Washington Park Arboretum and Seattle Pinball Museum. On the 25th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Washington Park Arboretum and then get your game on at Seattle Pinball Museum. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, do a tasting at DeLille Cellars, and then walk around Kerry Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Union to Seattle takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Union in May, with lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Woodinville
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Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards ©
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
DeLille Cellars ©
DeLille Cellars

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes International Rose Test Garden as well as Powell's City of Books.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portland online attractions planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Oroville.

Things to do in Portland

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Multnomah Village ©
Multnomah Village
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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Oroville

Oroville
Oroville is the county seat of Butte County, California, United States. To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Oroville route builder app .

Explore your travel options from Portland to Oroville with the Route module. Traveling from Portland in May, expect Oroville to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 57°F. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in Oroville

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You've now added The Cannery Row Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at The Cannery Row Monument.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Monterey trip maker .

Traveling by car from Oroville to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Oroville in May, things will get little chillier in Monterey: highs are around 65°F and lows about 51°F. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.
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The Cannery Row Monument ©
The Cannery Row Monument

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Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur planning tool .

Take a bus from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pismo Beach travel planning site .

Getting from Big Sur to Pismo Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Big Sur in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Solvang.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Outdoors Wineries Tours

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Solvang

Solvang
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Solvang trip maker app .

Getting from Pismo Beach to Solvang by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Solvang can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Solvang

Outdoors Tours Parks

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San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip site .

You can drive from Solvang to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Solvang in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (64°F). On the 1st (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Tours Parks

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