10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  14​h
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Arcata
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online journey planner .

Birmingham, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Birmingham to Seattle due to the time zone difference. October in Seattle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Historic Sites
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Chukar Cherries ©
Chukar Cherries
West Point Lighthouse ©
West Point Lighthouse
Elliott Bay Book Company ©
Elliott Bay Book Company

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill), then look for all kinds of wild species at Cooper Mountain Nature Park, then learn more about the world around you at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, and finally explore and take pictures at Wintler Community Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cooper Mountain Nature Park, Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, Wintler Community Park
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Cooper Mountain Nature Park ©
Cooper Mountain Nature Park
Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals ©
Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)

2
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Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): shop like a local with Freed Gallery, stroll through Taft Bay, immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, take in the exciting artwork at Mossy Creek Pottery, then view the masterpieces at Alderhouse Glass Blowers, and finally view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery. Keep things going the next day: stop by Northwest Winds Kite Shop, admire the majestic nature at Gleneden Beach, then look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lincoln City attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Lincoln City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in October: highs in Lincoln City hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach State Park, Cape Foulweather
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Mossy Creek Pottery ©
Mossy Creek Pottery

2
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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, stop by Langlois Market, and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coos Bay journey app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln City to Coos Bay takes 3 hours. In October in Coos Bay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arcata.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandon, Langlois Market
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

1
night
Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, then stop by Holly Yashi Store and Design Studio, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Samoa Dunes Recreation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Arcata sightseeing planner .

Getting from Coos Bay to Arcata by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Arcata

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
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Samoa Dunes Recreation Area ©
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Holly Yashi Store and Design Studio ©

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pudding Creek Beach, examine the collection at Triangle Tattoo and Museum, then savor the flavors at Roundman's Smoke House, and finally stroll through Noyo Headlands Park. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Glass Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Jug Handle State Reserve, and then look for gifts at Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fort Bragg online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Arcata to Fort Bragg takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Arcata, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mendocino
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Beach ©
Seaside Beach
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Pudding Creek Beach ©
Pudding Creek Beach

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