36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 10 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dublin

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Olympic Peninsula and Snow Lake Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmie State Park and Northwest Maritime Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (in Issaquah), Lake Cushman (in Olympic National Park) and Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip website .

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in April: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Washington State, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, Snoqualmie Falls, Tolmie State Park, Lake Cushman
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Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park

8
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Haystack Rock. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Astoria Column (in Astoria) and Beacon Rock (in North Bonneville). And it doesn't end there: trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip maker site .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach, Astoria Column, Willamette National Forest, Multnomah Falls
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

10
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Salt Point State Park. You'll get in some beach time at Bodega Head and Bean Hollow State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder site .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Portland in April, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Safari West, Bean Hollow State Beach, Salt Point State Park
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Safari West ©
Safari West

8
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hermosa Beach Pier. Step off the beaten path and head to Carpinteria State Beach and Oxnard Beach Park. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Oxnard Beach Park, Manhattan Beach, Disneyland Park
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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