27 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

27 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

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San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
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Sacramento, United States
— 11 nights
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Portland, United States
— 3 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Idaho Falls, United States
— 3 nights

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

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

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Sacramento, United States

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Get out of town with these interesting Sacramento side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Lotus), Truckee (Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum & Northstar California) and Empire Mine State Historic Park (in Grass Valley). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, ponder the world of politics at Capitol Park, admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum, and steep yourself in history at Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sacramento sightseeing planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Sacramento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Sacramento hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Truckee, Davis, Columbia State Historic Park, Bolt's Antique Tool Museum, River Rafting & Tubing
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West Coast Falconry ©
West Coast Falconry
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

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Portland, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, thenwalk around Laurelhurst Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

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Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sacramento in October, you will find days in Portland are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Seattle, United States

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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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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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 18th (Sun), wander the streets of Vancouver Downtown. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect nights in Vancouver to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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Idaho Falls, United States

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho, thendon't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, and finally admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument and then take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vancouver to Idaho Falls. Traveling from Vancouver to Idaho Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Idaho Falls when traveling from Vancouver in October, with lows around °C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Lava Hot Springs, Yellowstone Bear World
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Idaho Falls River Walk
Idaho Falls River Walk
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho

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