15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 1 night
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Orick
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Orick
— 2 nights
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Redmond
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Mount Tamalpais State Park in Mill Valley, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

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New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 1 night
On the 21st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Reyes Hiking Trails, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tule Elk Preserve, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Point Reyes Safaris.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore planning site.

Drive from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Point Reyes National Seashore to be slightly colder, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Orick.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Orick

— 2 nights
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove, delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, then immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and finally cruise along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Orick trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Point Reyes National Seashore to Orick. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in September: highs in Orick hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Orick

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Redmond

— 1 night
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): hike along Brasada Trails, stroll through Maston Trailhead Site, admire the sheer force of Steelhead Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Peter Skene Ogden State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Redmond route planner.

Traveling by car from Orick to Redmond takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Orick in September, expect nights in Redmond to be a bit cooler, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Redmond

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Neahkahnie Mountain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Redmond to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Redmond in September: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get outdoors at Ruby Beach and Murhut Falls. There's lots more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, hike along Hoh River Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Sol Duc Hot Springs.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park holiday maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In September in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympic National Park in September since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hike along Trail of the Shadows, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, trek along Skyline Trail, then get outside with Reflection Lakes, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.