11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 1 night
2
Portland
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
5
San Diego
— 4 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, then admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle journey planner.

Appleton to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Appleton to Seattle is minus 2 hours. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 5th (Sun): visit Northwest (Nob Hill), take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wahkeena Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, and then hike along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portland road trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Wahkeena Falls, Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, Oneonta Gorge
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
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Hoyt Arboretum ©
Hoyt Arboretum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally trek along Lands End.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning app.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
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Lands End ©
Lands End
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then shop like a local with The Grove, and finally stop by LA Farmers' Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Lions, Tigers & Bears. Get in touch with nature at South Carlsbad State Beach and Coronado Island. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Oceanside). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mission Beach Boardwalk.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego road trip app.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado, Del Mar City Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Lions, Tigers & Bears, South Carlsbad State Beach
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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