10 days in Crater Lake National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

10 days in Crater Lake National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Crater Lake National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Portland

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Crater Lake National Park to Winston to see Wildlife Safari about 1h 50 min away. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Rim Dr, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnacles Trail, step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, and identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planner .

Portland to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wildlife Safari, Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
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Wildlife Safari ©
Wildlife Safari
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

5
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Family-friendly places like Trees of Mystery and Trinidad State Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Redwood National Park side-trips: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (in Orick), End of the Trail Museum (in Klamath) and Humboldt Coastal Nature Center (in Manila). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Humboldt Redwoods State Park, stop by Golden Gait Mercantile, trek along Trillium Falls Hike, and do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip planner .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be little chillier, around 52°F, while days are much colder, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trinidad, Klamath, Cave Junction, Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

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