12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Spanish Fork
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Twin Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
La Grande
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Hermiston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
The Dalles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Saint Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Nehalem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Bandon
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
11
Spanish Fork
— 1 day
End: Spanish Fork

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest.

Plan a trip to Twin Falls easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Salt Lake City to Twin Falls is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: high temperatures in Twin Falls hover around 76°F and lows are around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to La Grande.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Sawtooth National Forest ©
Sawtooth National Forest

1
day
La Grande

La Grande ©
La Grande is a city in Union County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Union County Museum and then stroll through Wallowa Lake Scenic.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our La Grande online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to La Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Twin Falls to La Grande is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in La Grande. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hermiston.

Things to do in La Grande

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Union County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Union County Museum ©
Union County Museum

1
night
Hermiston

Hermiston ©
Hermiston is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Hat Rock State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hermiston online route planner .

Traveling by car from La Grande to Hermiston takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from La Grande in September since evenings lows in Hermiston dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in Hermiston

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hat Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hat Rock State Park ©
Hat Rock State Park

2
nights
The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then make a trip to The Dalles Murals.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our The Dalles trip builder app .

Getting from Hermiston to The Dalles by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in The Dalles are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in The Dalles

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mt. Hood National Forest, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Saint Helens

Saint Helens ©
On the 9th (Mon), try your luck at ilani and then identify plant and animal life at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Helens travel route planner.

Drive from The Dalles to Saint Helens in 2.5 hours. In September in Saint Helens, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Casinos Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Ridgefield
Highlights from your plan
ilani ©
ilani
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 10th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, then explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Astoria itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Saint Helens to Astoria in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Saint Helens in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nehalem.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

1
night
Nehalem

Nehalem ©
Nehalem is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nehalem trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Astoria to Nehalem in an hour. Traveling from Astoria to Nehalem, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Nehalem

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Nehalem to Newport takes 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nehalem to Newport due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nehalem in September, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then get interesting insight from Sandland Adventures.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Bandon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Spanish Fork.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse

1
day
Spanish Fork

Spanish Fork ©
Spanish Fork is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Fifth Water Hot Springs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, and then hike along Grotto Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Spanish Fork online driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bandon to Spanish Fork. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bandon to Spanish Fork due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bandon in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Spanish Fork, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Spanish Fork

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fifth Water Hot Springs, Grotto Trail
Highlights from your plan
Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple ©
Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple

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