15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Seattle
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Port Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
San Diego

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take a stroll through Pike Place Market and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Gardens Park, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Seattle itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Portland on the 16th (Sat).

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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl District.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lincoln City.

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Vista House
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Powell's City of Books
Powell's City of Books
Vista House
Vista House
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln City tour website .

Traveling by car from Portland to Lincoln City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Lincoln City is slightly colder than Portland - with highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Orford.

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Parks Wildlife Trails

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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
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Port Orford

Port Orford
Port Orford is a city in Curry County on the southern coast of Oregon, United States. For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Orford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln City to Port Orford takes 4 hours. In June in Port Orford, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for Mendocino on the 19th (Tue).

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Mendocino

Mendocino
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Big River and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Noyo Headlands Park.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Mendocino trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Port Orford to Mendocino in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Port Orford, expect warmer days and about the same nights in Mendocino, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

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Noyo Headlands Park
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Big River
Big River

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Twin Peaks to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Mendocino to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Mendocino in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Carmel.

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Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 22nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers Point and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel travel route tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
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Lovers Point ©
Lovers Point
Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve

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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.
On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and then listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

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Manhattan Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Thu).

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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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