35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Portland
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rockaway Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
Snoqualmie
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Spokane
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Blue River
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Government Camp
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
North Bonneville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sublimity
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Lebanon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Eagle Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Silver Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Welches
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Oregon City
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Lake Oswego
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Portland
— 1 night
Portland

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Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manzanita Beach. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rockaway Beach itinerary planner .

Portland to Rockaway Beach is an approximately 2-hour car ride. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for colder days and about the same nights in Rockaway Beach: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Meares Lighthouse
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Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Maritime Memorial, Cannon Beach Farmers Market, Long Beach, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse, browse the eclectic array of goods at Cannon Beach Farmers Market, get a taste of the local shopping with Icefire Glassworks, then identify plant and animal life at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Maritime Memorial, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, and then trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Silver Creek to Cannon Beach takes 2.5 hours. September in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rockaway Beach.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Astoria, Long Beach
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse

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Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Long Beach trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Long Beach in 1.5 hours. In August in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Long Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Ilwaco
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Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

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Seattle

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Teatro ZinZanni, Space Needle, Seattle Symphony, and other attractions you added. Visiting Ed Munro Seahurst Park and Alki Beach will get you outdoors. There's more to do: stroll through Kerry Park and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Snoqualmie.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Fort Worden State Park, W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Olympic Peninsula, Ed Munro Seahurst Park
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Green Lake Park ©
Green Lake Park
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

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Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie ©
Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Snoqualmie Falls.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Snoqualmie using our trip planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Snoqualmie in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Snoqualmie can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Silver Creek.

Things to do in Snoqualmie

#Parks, #Trails, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls

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Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city in the state of Washington, in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, and then admire the majestic nature at Riverside State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Spokane trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shoshone to Spokane. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Spokane can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
You've added Glacier Heli Tours, Iceberg Lake Trail, Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Running Eagle Falls, take an unforgettable tour with Glacier Heli Tours, then hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Spokane to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Spokane to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Spokane in September since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Glacier Heli Tours
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Running Eagle Falls ©
Running Eagle Falls

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Bozeman

Bozeman
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. To find more things to do and tourist information, read Bozeman day trip site .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Bozeman in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've added Teton Valley Lodge, Porcelain Basin, Mammoth Hot Springs, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic scenery at Tower Fall, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, and finally tour the water at your own pace with Colter Bay Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bozeman in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 71°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Teton Valley Lodge, Colter Bay Village
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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Boise

Boise
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): wander the streets of Hyde Park, identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise online vacation builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Boise in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Boise are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are much hotter (63°F). You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Boise

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes River Rafting & Tubing, Toketee Falls, Crater Lake National Park, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Toketee Falls, let the river carry you with Rogue Rafting Company, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River, and finally admire the majestic nature at Collier Memorial State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Rim Dr, step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Blue River to Crater Lake National Park in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Rogue Rafting Company, River Rafting & Tubing, Collier Memorial State Park
Highlights from your plan
Collier Memorial State Park ©
Collier Memorial State Park
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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Blue River

Blue River ©
Blue River is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Pine State Park, Cougar Hot Springs and Salt Creek Falls. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through La Pine State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salt Creek Falls, then admire the sheer force of Proxy Falls, and finally look and learn at Dee Wright Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Cougar Hot Springs and then trek along Tamolitch Pool Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Blue River online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Lebanon to Blue River in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Blue River

#Parks

Side Trip

La Pine State Park
Highlights from your plan
La Pine State Park ©
La Pine State Park

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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. You've added Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, Sweet Creek Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), get great views at Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, admire the sheer force of Sweet Creek Falls, admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then admire the majestic nature at Seal Rock State Wayside, then admire the majestic nature at Beverly Beach State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy and then stroll through Hobbit Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yachats journey maker tool .

You can drive from Sublimity to Yachats in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sublimity in August, you will find days in Yachats are cooler (61°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Lebanon.

Things to do in Yachats

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Oregon Coast Hwy, Seal Rock State Wayside, Sweet Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Seal Rock State Wayside ©
Seal Rock State Wayside
Sweet Creek Falls ©
Sweet Creek Falls

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Government Camp

Government Camp ©
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes River Rafting & Tubing as well as Little Crater Lake. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stroll through Little Crater Lake, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore by horseback at Ramona Falls Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Trillium Lake and then admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Government Camp tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Government Camp takes an hour. August in Government Camp sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sublimity.

Things to do in Government Camp

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Ramona Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ramona Falls Trail ©
Ramona Falls Trail
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Trillium Lake ©
Trillium Lake

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North Bonneville

North Bonneville ©
North Bonneville is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Multnomah Falls as well as Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Multnomah Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonneville Hatchery, and then cruise along Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the North Bonneville attractions planner.

Getting from Salem to North Bonneville by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salem in August: highs in North Bonneville hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Hood River.

Things to do in North Bonneville

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway, Bonneville Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. On the 8th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Center. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Deepwood Museum & Gardens and then take an in-depth tour of Antique Powerland Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salem itinerary planning website .

Portland to Salem is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Salem are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hood River.

Things to do in Salem

#Historic Sites, #Wineries, #Museums

Side Trips

Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Center, Antique Powerland Museum
Highlights from your plan
Deepwood Museum & Gardens ©
Deepwood Museum & Gardens
Antique Powerland Museum ©
Antique Powerland Museum

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Lavender Valley, Falls Creek Falls, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Sat), experience rural life at Lavender Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Beacon Rock, get impressive views of Mount Hood, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then do a tasting at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Columbia Hills State Park. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Creek Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at White Salmon River.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hood River trip planner .

Traveling by car from North Bonneville to Hood River takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Government Camp.

Things to do in Hood River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia Hills State Park, Falls Creek Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Beacon Rock, Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park

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Sublimity

Sublimity ©
Sublimity is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Detroit Lake State Recreation Area, Willamette Valley Vineyards and Silver Falls State Park. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): do a tasting at Willamette Valley Vineyards, then admire the majestic nature at Detroit Lake State Recreation Area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Table Rock Wilderness and then take a peaceful walk through Willamette National Forest.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sublimity trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Government Camp to Sublimity in 2 hours. Traveling from Government Camp in August, Sublimity is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Sublimity

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Willamette National Forest, Table Rock Wilderness, Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Table Rock Wilderness ©
Table Rock Wilderness
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards

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Lebanon

Lebanon ©
Lebanon is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States. You've now added McDowell Creek Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at McDowell Creek Falls and then delve into the lush surroundings at Siuslaw National Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteith District and then sample the tasty concoctions at 2 Towns Ciderhouse.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lebanon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Lebanon takes 2 hours. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for much hotter days in Lebanon, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Blue River.

Things to do in Lebanon

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Corvallis, Monteith District
Highlights from your plan
2 Towns Ciderhouse ©
2 Towns Ciderhouse

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Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek ©
Eagle Creek is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. On the 30th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Crown Point State Park and then admire the sheer force of Latourell Falls.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Eagle Creek trip website .

Eagle Creek is very close to Welches. Traveling from Welches in September, Eagle Creek is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oregon City.

Things to do in Eagle Creek

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Corbett
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Crown Point State Park ©
Crown Point State Park
Latourell Falls ©
Latourell Falls

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Silver Creek

Silver Creek ©
Silver Creek is an unincorporated community in Lewis County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Narada Falls, Christine Falls Viewpoint, Comet Falls, and other attractions you added. On the 9th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint, admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, then whizz through the canopy at Treehouse Island Zipline Adventures, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Silver Creek online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Snoqualmie to Silver Creek in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Snoqualmie in September since evenings lows in Silver Creek dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Silver Creek

#Parks, #Nature, #Adventure

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park, Treehouse Island Zipline Adventures, Mount St. Helens, Narada Falls
Highlights from your plan
Narada Falls ©
Narada Falls
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Christine Falls Viewpoint ©
Christine Falls Viewpoint

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Welches

Welches ©
Welches is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Hood National Forest as well as Salmon River Trail. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Mount Hood National Forest, delve into the lush surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site, and then trek along Salmon River Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Welches online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Welches takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Welches: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Eagle Creek.

Things to do in Welches

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site
Mount Hood National Forest ©
Mount Hood National Forest
Salmon River Trail ©
Salmon River Trail

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Oregon City

Oregon City ©
Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Baker Cabin Historic Site and then see the sky in a new way at Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Camassia Natural Area and then take in the views from Oregon City Arch Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oregon City journey tool .

Traveling by car from Welches to Oregon City takes an hour. Traveling from Welches in September, plan for little chillier nights in Oregon City, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lake Oswego.

Things to do in Oregon City

#Childrens Museums, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium
Highlights from your plan
Baker Cabin Historic Site ©
Baker Cabin Historic Site

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Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego ©
Lake Oswego is a city in the State of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Milwaukie Bowl as well as Willamette Shore Trolley. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): catch a ride on Willamette Shore Trolley, enjoy some friendly competition at Milwaukie Bowl, shop like a local with Arts Council of Lake Oswego, stroll through George Rogers Park, then get engrossed in the history at Lake Oswego Preservation Society, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Champoeg State Heritage Park.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Oswego trip itinerary builder app .

Lake Oswego is very close to Oregon City. October in Lake Oswego sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Oswego

#Parks, #Transportation, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Champoeg State Heritage Park, Milwaukie Bowl
Highlights from your plan
George Rogers Park ©
George Rogers Park
Lake Oswego Preservation Society ©
Lake Oswego Preservation Society
Arts Council of Lake Oswego ©
Arts Council of Lake Oswego

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery and then identify plant and animal life at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

You can plan Portland trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Portland is just a stone's throw from Lake Oswego. In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery ©
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery