10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + bus:  7​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 1 night
train:  5​h
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  1​h 30​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Louisville

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park sightseeing planner .

Louisville to Redwood National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Louisville to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Louisville in October, you will find days in Redwood National Park are little chillier (64°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Sun Notch Trail, stroll through Garfield Peak, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park route planner.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in October: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Astoria in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, then admire all the interesting features of The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner .

Getting from Astoria to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. October in Portland sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden

1
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, Mount Rainier National Park is little chillier than Portland - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park travel route builder site .

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll through Kerry Park, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online holiday maker .

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in October, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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