12 days in Portland, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Portland, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

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12 days in Portland, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + ferry:  5​h 45​min
Ketchikan
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly + subway:  7​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Singapore

3
days
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.
Bring the kids along to Cannon Beach and Astoria Column. Take a break from the city and head to Haystack Rock and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

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Singapore, Singapore to Portland is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in June, you will find days in Portland are little chillier (28°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria Column, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
days
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Totem Bight State Historical Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Misty Fjords National Monument and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street, delve into the lush surroundings at Misty Fjords Air & Outfitting, Inc., stroll through Deer Mountain Trail, and shop like a local with Soho Coho.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan tour planning site

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Portland to Ketchikan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Portland to Ketchikan due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: high temperatures in Ketchikan hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument
Creek Street ©
Creek Street

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through SoMa.

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Getting from Ketchikan to San Francisco by combination of ferry, flight, and subway takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ketchikan to San Francisco, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Ketchikan - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trips

V. Sattui, Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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