15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  7​h
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Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Castle Rock
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
5
Prospect
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Crescent City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
8
Lakeport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Colfax
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Redondo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
12
La Mirada
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
13
Redondo Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Austin

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker app .

Austin to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Austin to Vancouver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in July, things will get slightly colder in Vancouver: highs are around 82°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Castle Rock.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park

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Castle Rock

Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get outside with Sasquatch Adventures, then look and learn at Mount St. Helens Forest Learning Center, and then see the sky in a new way at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Castle Rock trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Vancouver to Castle Rock by car takes about an hour. In July in Castle Rock, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Castle Rock

Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt St Helens Forest Learning Center, Sasquatch Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Mt St Helens Forest Learning Center ©
Sasquatch Adventures ©
Sasquatch Adventures

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Albany

Albany
Albany is the county seat of Linn County, and the 11th largest city in the State of Oregon. To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Albany trip planning app .

You can drive from Castle Rock to Albany in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Castle Rock in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Albany: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 54°F at night. You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Albany

Parks Wineries Nightlife

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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 18th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

Plan my day in Crater Lake National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Albany to Crater Lake National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Albany in July, things will get a bit warmer in Crater Lake National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prospect.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

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

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Prospect

Prospect
Prospect is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, in the U.S. To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prospect vacation planner .

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Prospect in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Prospect can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You'll set off for Crescent City on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Prospect

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 19th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse, then stroll through Stout Grove, then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and finally stop by Rumiano Cheese Company.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Crescent City trip planner .

You can drive from Prospect to Crescent City in 3 hours. Traveling from Prospect in July, expect nights in Crescent City to be slightly colder, around 52°F, while days are colder, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Wildlife Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Battery Point Lighthouse ©
Battery Point Lighthouse
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Crescent City to Redwood National Park in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lakeport.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Lakeport

Lakeport
Lakeport is an incorporated city and county seat of Lake County, California. For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Lakeport online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Lakeport takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for much hotter days in Lakeport, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. You'll set off for Colfax on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Lakeport

Wineries Outdoors Museums

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Colfax

Colfax ©
Colfax is a city in Placer County, California, at the crossroads of Interstate 80 and State Route 174. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Rollins Lake and then admire all the interesting features of Empire Mine State Historic Park. On your second day here, look for gifts at Lazy Dog Chocolateria and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Auburn.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colfax road trip app .

Traveling by car from Lakeport to Colfax takes 3 hours. When traveling from Lakeport in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Colfax: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Colfax

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Grass Valley, Old Town Auburn
Highlights from your plan
Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Lazy Dog Chocolateria ©
Lazy Dog Chocolateria
Holbrooke Hotel ©
Holbrooke Hotel

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Cruz: Pacific Grove (Asilomar State Beach & Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard), Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, & more) and Carmel (Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock & Point Lobos). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Cruz Wharf, admire all the interesting features of University of California Santa Cruz, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Colfax to Santa Cruz in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Colfax in July, things will get slightly colder in Santa Cruz: highs are around 73°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Redondo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach is one of the many Beach Cities located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Redondo Beach journey builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Cruz to Redondo Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Santa Cruz in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Redondo Beach, with lows around 67°F. You will leave for La Mirada on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

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La Mirada

La Mirada ©
La Mirada is a city in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, and is one of the Gateway Cities. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Cerritos Sculpture Garden, then get lost in a book at Cerritos Library, and finally stroll around Heritage Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the La Mirada travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Redondo Beach to La Mirada by car takes about an hour. While traveling from Redondo Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in La Mirada, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Redondo Beach.

Things to do in La Mirada

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cerritos, Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park ©
Heritage Park
Cerritos Sculpture Garden ©
Cerritos Sculpture Garden
Cerritos Library ©
Cerritos Library

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Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach ©
On the 28th (Sun), walk around Ocean View Park, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally take in the waterfront at Redondo Beach Pier. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at The Getty Villa, and then see a show at Third Street Promenade.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Redondo Beach trip planner .

Getting from La Mirada to Redondo Beach by car takes about an hour. Traveling from La Mirada in July, expect nights in Redondo Beach to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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