10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Crater Lake National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Brookings
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Bridal Veil
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
9
Portland
— 1 night
End: Portland

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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.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary builder site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Bend.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): trek along Oregon Badlands Wilderness Trails, take in the pleasant sights at Deschutes River Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bend trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bend, with lows of 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

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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 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnacles Trail, then hike along Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bend in September, expect Crater Lake National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail ©
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

1
night
Brookings

Brookings
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brookings trip builder .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Brookings takes 4 hours. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, expect nights in Brookings to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bandon.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Outdoors Nature

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night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, tee off at Pacific Dunes, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bandon online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Brookings to Bandon takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bandon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Dunes ©
Pacific Dunes
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, then look for gifts at Oregon Oyster Farms, and finally pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport route planner.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Oregon Oyster Farms ©
Oregon Oyster Farms

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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 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, stroll through Cathedral Tree Trail, and then hike along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria journey builder site .

You can drive from Pacific City to Astoria in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pacific City to Astoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bridal Veil.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Seaside Inverted Experience, Oswald West State Park, Cape Disappointment State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park

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night
Bridal Veil

Bridal Veil ©
Bridal Veil is a virtual ghost town located in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Multnomah Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Larch Mountain and then hike along Angels Rest Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Beacon Rock State Park and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

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

You can drive from Astoria to Bridal Veil in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bridal Veil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beacon Rock State Park, Larch Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Beacon Rock State Park ©
Beacon Rock State Park

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Portland

Portland
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): go for a walk through Wintler Community Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Bridal Veil to Portland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Wintler Community Park

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