17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Seattle
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​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 15​min
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​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.
On the 15th (Fri), wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Golden Gardens Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
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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 17th (Sun), deepen your understanding at Vista House, then take a stroll through Pearl District, and then stop by Powell's City of Books. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

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Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lincoln City.

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Vista House
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Vista House
Vista House
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then do a tasting at Flying Dutchman Winery, then take in the exciting artwork at Rock Your World: Pacific NW Rock, Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and finally stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy.

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Traveling by car from Portland to Lincoln City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Portland in June; daily highs in Lincoln City reach 18°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Orford.

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Trails Wildlife Parks

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Flying Dutchman Winery, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
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Flying Dutchman Winery ©
Flying Dutchman Winery
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy ©
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy

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Port Orford

Port Orford ©
Port Orford is a city in Curry County on the southern coast of Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse and then steep yourself in history at Hughes Historic House.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Orford online road trip planner .

Getting from Lincoln City to Port Orford by car takes about 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Port Orford are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Mendocino.

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Historic Sites
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Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Hughes Historic House ©
Hughes Historic House

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Mendocino

Mendocino
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 21st (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Big River and then trek along Noyo Headlands Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mendocino sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Port Orford to Mendocino in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Port Orford in June, you will find days in Mendocino are much warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

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Parks Nature Trails

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Twin Peaks and then stroll through Fort Funston National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Mendocino to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mendocino in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
days
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lovers Point and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel day trip planning tool .

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

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Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Lovers Point, Pebble Beach Golf Links
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Lovers Point ©
Lovers Point
Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online vacation planner .

You can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Diego.

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Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Manhattan Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planning site .

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 a bit cooler, around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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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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