12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Spanish Fork
Drive:  4 h 45 min
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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
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  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 explore the striking landscape of Sawtooth National Forest.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Twin Falls online tour planner.

Spanish Fork to Twin Falls is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Twin Falls can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to La Grande.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Sawtooth National Forest ©
Sawtooth National Forest

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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 contemplate the waterfront views at Wallowa Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the La Grande tour planning site.

Drive from Twin Falls to La Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in La Grande. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Hermiston.

Things to do in La Grande

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Union County Museum
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Union County Museum ©
Union County Museum

1
night
Hermiston

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

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hermiston itinerary planning website.

Getting from La Grande to Hermiston by car takes about 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

Parks Nature

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. On the 7th (Sat), hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the The Dalles trip maker tool.

Getting from Hermiston to The Dalles by car takes about 2 hours. In September in The Dalles, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in The Dalles

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mt. Hood National Forest, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

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night
Saint Helens

Saint Helens ©
St. On the 9th (Mon), try your luck at ilani and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Helens sightseeing planner.

You can drive from The Dalles to Saint Helens in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Saint Helens can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Ridgefield
Highlights from your plan
ilani ©
ilani
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, thensnap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, thenbrowse the exhibits of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Astoria road trip planning site.

Getting from Saint Helens to Astoria by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Saint Helens in September, plan for a bit cooler 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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nehalem trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Astoria to Nehalem in an hour. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Nehalem are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Nehalem

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

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

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night
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 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport online attractions planner.

You can drive from Nehalem to Newport in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nehalem to Newport, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nehalem in September, plan for little chillier 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) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

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

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night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 13th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, thenenjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then have some family-friendly fun at Sandland Adventures.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Scenic Drive Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, thenadmire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Bandon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bandon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Spanish Fork.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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day
Spanish Fork

Spanish Fork ©
Spanish Fork is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Fifth Water Hot Springs, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grotto Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Spanish Fork travel route builder website.

Explore your travel options from Bandon to Spanish Fork with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Bandon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Spanish Fork, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Spanish Fork

Parks Wildlife Nature

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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