15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Train + Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
2
Eureka
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  14 h 45 min
End: Cardiff

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Cardiff, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Cardiff in October, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Eureka.

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

3
nights
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka: Redwood National Park (in Redwood National Park), Orick (Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy & Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park) and Humboldt Redwoods State Park (in Weott). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Avenue of the Giants, take a memorable drive along Redwood Highway, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Eureka trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Eureka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Eureka to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Orick, Redwood National Park, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Avenue of the Giants
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Avenue of the Giants ©
Avenue of the Giants
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore and take pictures at Oregon Coast Hwy, then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures, and finally get lost in a book at Siuslaw Public Library.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Eureka to Florence in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Oregon Coast Hwy, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Siuslaw Public Library ©
Siuslaw Public Library

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River) and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and stroll around South Park Blocks.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Tacoma to see Tacoma Art Museum about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the world behind art at Seattle Asian Art Museum, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Seattle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tacoma Art Museum
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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