16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Portland
— 6 nights
2
San Francisco
— 9 nights

6
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Portland Timbers and Multnomah Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Ecola State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Columbia River Maritime Museum (in Astoria). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and walk around Laurelhurst Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Portland. In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Maritime Museum
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Chinatown, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco sightseeing site.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pride Mountain Vineyards, Safari West, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Point Isabel, Rodeo Beach
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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