14 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

14 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

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Santa Barbara, United States
— Few hours
Drive
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San Luis Obispo, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Sur, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Monterey, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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San Jose, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Eugene, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights

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Santa Barbara, United States

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Ganna Walska Lotusland.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip itinerary planning website.

Vancouver, Canada to Santa Barbara is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks

Side Trip

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1
night
San Luis Obispo, United States

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Morro Rock as well as Piedras Blancas. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, then hunt for treasures at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas.

Make your San Luis Obispo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Morro Rock ©
Geologic Formation
Morro Rock
4.6

1
night
Big Sur, United States

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, then get interesting insight from Big Sur Tours and More, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in August, you will find days in Big Sur are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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1
night
Monterey, United States

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to San Jose.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Point Lobos ©
Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

1
night
San Jose, United States

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, admire the natural beauty at Municipal Rose Garden, then get a taste of the local shopping with Santana Row, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Jose trip maker website.

You can drive from Monterey to San Jose in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in August: highs in San Jose hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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2
nights
San Francisco, United States

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, then catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, and finally steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Lombard Street and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online route planner.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. When traveling from San Jose in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Eugene.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

1
night
Eugene, United States

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. On the 8th (Mon), walk around Pre's Trail and then see where the action happens at Hayward Field.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Eugene attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Eugene takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Eugene hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Eugene

Outdoors · Parks
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Pre's Trail ©
Park
Pre's Trail
4.9
Hayward Field ©
Arena / Stadium
Hayward Field
4.7

2
nights
Portland, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online vacation planner.

Drive from Eugene to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Eugene in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Portland. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Multnomah Falls ©
Waterfall
Multnomah Falls
4.7
Powell's City of Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8

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Seattle, United States

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.
On the 11th (Thu), wander the streets of Pike Place Market, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then stroll around Kerry Park, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seattle online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
4.7
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Art Museum
Chihuly Garden and Glass
4.7
Space Needle ©
Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3

2
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Vancouver, Canada

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll around Stanley Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach. On the next day, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver road trip planning site.

Getting from Seattle to Vancouver by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Stanley Park ©
Must see
Stanley Park
4.8
Grouse Mountain ©
Mountain
Grouse Mountain
4.1

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