16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Forks
— 2 nights
2
Seattle
— 1 night
3
Fairbanks
— 2 nights
4
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 1 night
5
Anchorage
— 2 nights
6
Seattle
— 1 night
7
San Francisco
— 1 night
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
9
San Diego
— 1 night

2
nights
Forks

Forks ©
Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Forks: Olympic National Park (Ruby Beach, Crescent Lake, &more). There's lots more to do: visit Forks Chamber of Commerce, look for gifts at Native to Twilight, examine the collection at John's Beachcombing Museum, and Head underground at Tree Root Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Forks trip planning app.

Orlando to Forks is an approximately 48.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect nights in Forks to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Forks

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, thenview the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Forks to Seattle in 4 hours. January in Seattle sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, thenexamine the collection at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North, thenfind something for the whole family at Pioneer Park, and then make a trip to Santa Claus House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Fairbanks takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in January, things will get colder in Fairbanks: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Claus House
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
University of Alaska Museum of the North ©
University of Alaska Museum of the North

1
night
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve ©
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
You've now added Mt. Healy Overlook Trail to your itinerary. On the 30th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Wild about Denali, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Healy Overlook Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Denali National Park and Preserve attractions site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In January, Denali National Park and Preserve is somewhat warmer than Fairbanks - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead

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nights
Anchorage

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Cabin Fever and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo, and then examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Anchorage trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Denali National Park and Preserve to Anchorage takes 8 hours. January in Anchorage sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Alaska Zoo ©
Alaska Zoo
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

1
night
Seattle

Seattle
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Getting from Anchorage to Seattle by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Seattle is 1 hour. In February, Seattle is much warmer than Anchorage - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours
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night
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 3rd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Book Passage, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, thenexamine the collection at Exploratorium, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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night
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 5th (Wed): admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, thensee the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, thenget to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read San Diego trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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