10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Welches
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Rim Dr and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning app .

New York City to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Crater Lake National Park. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are a bit cooler (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll around Drake Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Artists Gallery Sunriver, learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum, and then explore the activities along Deschutes River.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bend trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, with highs in Bend at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Welches.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Smith Rock State Park, Artists Gallery Sunriver
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

2
nights
Welches

Welches ©
Welches is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then walk around Starvation Creek State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, experience rural life at Kiyokawa Family Orchards, and then see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Welches road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Welches takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bend in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Welches. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Welches

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Starvation Creek State Park, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, Haystack Rock, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and ponder the world of politics at Portland City Hall.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portland online route planner .

You can drive from Welches to Portland in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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