11 days in Oregon, Idaho & Washington State Itinerary

11 days in Oregon, Idaho & Washington State Itinerary

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Newport
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Taft Bay and Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area. Visiting Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and Yachats State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Yachats (Thor's Well & Smelt Sands State Park). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mike Miller Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, admire the majestic nature at South Beach State Park, and see majestic marine mammals with Marine Discovery Tours.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip planner.

Gresham to Newport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Gresham in September: highs in Newport hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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South Beach State Park ©
South Beach State Park
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Marine Discovery Tours ©
Marine Discovery Tours

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and RiverStone Adventures. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oregon Badlands Wilderness Trails and Deschutes River Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bend: Sisters (Peterson Ridge Trail & City of Sisters). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park, immerse yourself in nature at Tumalo State Park, stroll around Drake Park, and settle in for a delightful tour with Cowboy Carriage.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bend tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bend, with highs around 73°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park
Peterson Ridge Trail ©
Peterson Ridge Trail

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Timberline Adventures and Pulaski Tunnel Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Coeur d'Alene Lake and Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Oasis Bordello Museum (in Wallace), Old Mission State Park (in Cataldo) and Emerald Creek Garnet Area (in Saint Maries). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail, play a few rounds at Circling Raven Golf Club, admire the engineering at Falls Park, and push the limits with Coeur d'Alene Adventures.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bend to Coeur d'Alene takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Coeur d'Alene are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, then take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle online day trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

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