17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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West Glacier
— 2 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lions, Tigers & Bears and Coronado Bridge. USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: stroll around La Jolla Cove and get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego route builder site.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 71°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8

1
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muir Woods National Monument and VGS Chateau Potelle. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Honig Vineyard & Winery (in Rutherford). There's much more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary 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 April, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

4
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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 off the beaten path and head to Haystack Rock and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Take a break from the city and head to Ecola State Park and Cannon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Astoria Column (in Astoria). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, stop by Powell's City of Books, and snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Portland tour planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Portland, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
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Must see
Haystack Rock
4.8
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State Park
Ecola State Park
4.8

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 12th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Portland to Friday Harbor in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Portland in April, plan for little chillier days in Friday Harbor, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Museum of Flight and Kerry Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and pick up some local products at Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In April in Seattle, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Pop Culture
4.1

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, then head outdoors with John's Lake Loop, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read West Glacier trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to West Glacier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Seattle to West Glacier, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in April, with highs in West Glacier at 56°F and lows at 30°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Water Body
Avalanche Lake
4.9

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