10 days in Oregon, Idaho & California Itinerary

10 days in Oregon, Idaho & California Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 1 night
2
Boise
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Trail. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Willamette Jetboat Excursions, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Portland travel app.

San Francisco to Portland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Willamette Jetboat Excursions ©
Willamette Jetboat Excursions
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 6th (Sun), trek along Boise River Greenbelt and then sample some tasty brews at Boise Brew Bus. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Snake River, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Barbarian Brewing.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Boise day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Boise sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Boise

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Snake River, Barbarian Brewing
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Boise Brew Bus ©
Boise Brew Bus
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Boise in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 85°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Mulholland Drive, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get curious at Exploratorium, and visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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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