16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

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16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

Portland
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Portland

6
days
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Get in touch with nature at Ecola State Park and Multnomah Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Columbia River Maritime Museum (in Astoria). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get outside with Portland Timbers, have some family-friendly fun at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, and identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Portland. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Columbia River Maritime Museum, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park
Multnomah Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Rodeo Beach. Visit China Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). The adventure continues: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks, kick back and relax at Point Isabel, and take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street).

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You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Point Isabel, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Rodeo Beach, Safari West
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Alcatraz Island
Baker Beach
Fort Funston National Park

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