15 days in Oregon, Texas & Nevada Itinerary

15 days in Oregon, Texas & Nevada Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon, Texas & Nevada Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Portland
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
South Padre Island
— Few hours
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum and then get outside with RiverStone Adventures. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bend online trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Bend is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. September in Bend sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
RiverStone Adventures ©
RiverStone Adventures

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nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of National Creek Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, hike along Pinnacles Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak, and finally hike along Garfield Peak.

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Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bend in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Crater Lake National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Prospect
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 21st (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, and then stroll through Nye Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then appreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Newport online day trip planner .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Newport by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Newport, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Yachats
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Yachats State Park ©
Yachats State Park

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, then look for gifts at Bruce's Candy Kitchen, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, then indulge your taste buds at Seaside Candyman, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

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Getting from Newport to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Candyman
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Portland day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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hours
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Portland to South Padre Island in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in South Padre Island, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in South Padre Island

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Battlefield Vegas. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas attractions tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from South Padre Island to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from South Padre Island in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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