16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

16 days in Portland & San Francisco Itinerary

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Portland
— 6 nights
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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 Ecola State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) 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 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°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, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Maritime Museum
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
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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 Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stop by The Castro, take a stroll through SoMa, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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