10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Nashville
Fly:  7​h
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Crescent City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Tahoe City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
Nashville

2
days
Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse-Studio, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary planner.

Nashville to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Seattle. Traveling from Nashville in October, you will find days in Seattle are little chillier (62°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Square
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market

3
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.
Visiting Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pittock Mansion and Eastbank Esplanade. Step out of Portland to go to Cannon Beach and see Haystack Rock, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurelhurst Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portland holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Haystack Rock, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Pittock Mansion
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

1
day
Crescent City

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 25th (Wed), indulge your taste buds at Rumiano Cheese Co, enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, and then examine the collection at Trees of Mystery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Crescent City custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Crescent City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in October, expect nights in Crescent City to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 60°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Enderts Beach, Trees of Mystery
Highlights from your plan
Battery Point Lighthouse
Rumiano Cheese Co
Trees of Mystery

1
day
Tahoe City

Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 27th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum and then visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tahoe City trip planner.

You can drive from Crescent City to Tahoe City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Crescent City in October, expect colder with lows of 27°F in Tahoe City. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe, Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe

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