12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Yachats
— 1 night
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Orick
— 2 nights
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport
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Reno
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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Portland

City of Roses

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 (Sat): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally trek along Wildwood Trail. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Portland Timbers, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary app.

Getting from Seattle to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

1
night
Yachats

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yachats trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Yachats in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, things will get slightly colder in Yachats: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Crater Lake National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Yachats in July, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are warmer (94°F), and nights are a bit warmer (61°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Orick.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Orick

Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. On the 23rd (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, then explore and take pictures at Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and then hike along California Coastal Trail.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Orick trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Orick in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, expect nights in Orick to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are much colder, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Orick

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Reno

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, then trek along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Commons Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum, then stroll through Tompkins Memorial Trail, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reno tour app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orick to Reno. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Orick in July: highs in Reno hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Oregon Coast travel guide

4.2
State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.