14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Incline Village
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Redding
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
San Bernardino
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Portland

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Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Incline Village road trip planning tool .

Portland to Incline Village is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Portland in October, expect little chillier with lows of 36°F in Incline Village. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Redding.

Things to do in Incline Village

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

1
night
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Lema Ranch, grab your bike and head to Clover Creek Preserve Trail, and then stroll through Brandy Creek Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Redding trip maker app .

You can drive from Incline Village to Redding in 4.5 hours. In October, Redding is somewhat warmer than Incline Village - with highs of 80°F and lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Redding

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Brandy Creek Beach
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Lema Ranch ©
Lema Ranch

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Napa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Redding to Napa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Redding in October since evenings lows in Napa dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Wineries

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, V. Sattui Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Healdsburg itinerary planner.

You can drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, make a trip to Book Passage, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online route planner .

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Healdsburg in October, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey road trip site .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©

2
nights
San Bernardino

San Bernardino
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Bernardino trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Monterey to San Bernardino by car takes about 6 hours. When traveling from Monterey in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Bernardino: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 56°F at night. You'll set off for Needles on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in San Bernardino

Parks Outdoors Museums

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night
Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): walk around Jack Smith Memorial Park, then have some family-friendly fun at GoZip Pirate Cove, and then stroll around Moabi Regional Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Needles itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Bernardino to Needles in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Bernardino in October: high temperatures in Needles hover around 90°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Needles

Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Moabi Regional Park ©
Moabi Regional Park

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Needles to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. In October, Las Vegas is slightly colder than Needles - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): trek along The Living Room Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Olympus Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 68°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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