13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Saint Helens
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 2 nights
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Cave Creek
— 5 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle journey planner.

Calgary, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Saint Helens

St. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for gifts at Mt St Helens Forest Learning Center, head outdoors with Eco Park Resort, then get outside with Sasquatch Adventures, and finally examine the collection at 7 Wonders Creation Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saint Helens day trip tool.

Getting from Seattle to Saint Helens by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Saint Helens, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Saint Helens to Cannon Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Saint Helens in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Yachats

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Bring the kids along to Sandland Adventures and Heceta Beach. The adventure continues: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yachats tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Yachats in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: high temperatures in Yachats hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cave Creek.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Cave Creek

Cave Creek is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. Attractions like Anthem Community Park and Desert Caballeros Western Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial (in Yarnell), Fountain Park (in Fountain Hills) and Apache Junction (Lost Dutchman State Park & Goldfield Ghost Town). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Watson's Hat Shop, get lost in a book at Desert Foothills Library, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate the long history of The Jail Tree.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cave Creek trip planner.

You can fly from Yachats to Cave Creek in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yachats in July, expect Cave Creek to be much warmer, temps between 46°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cave Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.