13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Crater Lake National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Eugene
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
7
Myers Flat
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Vidae Falls and then cruise along Rim Dr.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park trip maker .

San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Vidae Falls ©
Vidae Falls

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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 18th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay road trip planning site .

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Coos Bay in 4 hours. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, plan for cooler days in Coos Bay, with highs around 67°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Eugene.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery ©
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery

1
night
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn about winemaking at King Estate Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cascades Raptor Center, and then stroll through Willamette River bike trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Eugene trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Eugene in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Coos Bay in July: highs in Eugene hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
King Estate Winery ©
King Estate Winery

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then stroll through Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, and then hike along Oneonta Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, then take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, then deepen your understanding at Vista House, and finally contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Eugene to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Eugene in July since evenings lows in Portland dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vista House, Columbia River Highway, Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Oneonta Gorge, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art

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 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, and finally admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Astoria trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Portland to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Astoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk

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Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Bayocean Peninsula County Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

Before you visit Tillamook, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Astoria to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Myers Flat.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park

1
day
Myers Flat

Myers Flat ©
Myers Flat is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Humboldt Redwoods State Park, then admire all the interesting features of Avenue of the Giants, and then view the masterpieces at Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Myers Flat online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Myers Flat takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tillamook to Myers Flat is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Myers Flat are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Myers Flat

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Avenue of the Giants
Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Avenue of the Giants ©
Avenue of the Giants
Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery ©
Art of the Burl Redwood Gallery

1
night
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Kings Creek Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell, and then take in the awesome beauty at Lassen Peak .

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lassen Volcanic National Park road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Myers Flat to Lassen Volcanic National Park. While traveling from Myers Flat, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Kings Creek Falls ©
Kings Creek Falls

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, then hike along Nevada Falls Loop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, take an in-depth tour of Carmel Mission, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of McWay Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, then pick up some local products at Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in Monterey are little chillier (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Big Sur, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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