13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Syracuse
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Welches
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Syracuse

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Syracuse to Portland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Syracuse to Portland. July in Portland sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Columbia River Highway
Highlights from your plan
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Haystack Rock and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Get in touch with nature at Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company in Tillamook, approximately Tillamook away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach and admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cannon Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Welches.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, Manzanita Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Welches

Welches ©
Welches is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, thenidentify plant and animal life at Little Zigzag Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Trillium Lake.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Welches itinerary planner.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Welches in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: highs in Welches hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Welches

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Government Camp, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Trillium Lake ©
Trillium Lake

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Welches to Crater Lake National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from Welches in July, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

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

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and City Lights Booksellers are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Union Square, stroll through Marshall’s Beach, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning tool.

Getting from Redwood National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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