15 days in Bend, Wixom & San Diego Itinerary

15 days in Bend, Wixom & San Diego Itinerary

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Bend
— 6 nights
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Drive to Roberts Field, Fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Drive to Wixom
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Wixom
— 2 nights
Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to San Diego International Airport
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Bend

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Museum-lovers will appreciate High Desert Museum and Artists Gallery Sunriver. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Smith Rock State Park and Off-Road Tours. Change things up with a short trip to City of Sisters in Sisters (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Petersen Rock Garden and Museum, hike along Maston Trailhead Site, and Head underground at Lava River Cave.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Bend online trip maker.

Newark to Bend is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Bend. Traveling from Newark in August, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Bend. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Wixom.

Things to do in Bend

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Wixom

Wixom is a city that lies in the borders of northwest Novi and southwest Commerce Township in Oakland County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tee off at Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club, admire the masterpieces at Cranbrook Art Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Cranbrook Institute of Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): look for gifts at Dexter Cider Mill, then take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Memorial Center, and then examine the collection at Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wixom trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Bend to Wixom with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bend in August: highs in Wixom hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wixom

Museums · Childrens Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

6
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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Jolla Shores Park and Windansea Beach. Head to Seaport Village and Fashion Valleyfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach, browse the collection at Coronado Public Library, admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, and stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wixom to San Diego. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Wixom to San Diego. Traveling from Wixom in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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