16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jacksonville
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Trinidad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  16​h
End: Nottingham

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle vacation builder site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Portland on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Seattle

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Portland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then stop by Foothills Yarn and Fiber, and then fly down the slopes at Mount Hood.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hood River trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

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night
Bend

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum and then contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bend online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in October, expect Bend to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©

1
day
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
Jacksonville is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States, about 5mi west of Medford. On the 10th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Jacksonville Cemetery, then do a tasting at Red Lily Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at LongSword Vineyard, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jacksonville trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Bend to Jacksonville in 3.5 hours. In October, Jacksonville is a bit warmer than Bend - with highs of 25°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Rogue River
Highlights from your plan
Rogue River ©
Rogue River
Jacksonville Cemetery ©
Jacksonville Cemetery
Red Lily Vineyards ©
Red Lily Vineyards

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bandon road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Jacksonville to Bandon in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Jacksonville in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Bandon, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

2
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse and then admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park. On your second day here, do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room, then view the masterpieces at Trinidad Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Trinidad State Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Patrick's Point State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Trinidad route planner .

Drive from Bandon to Trinidad in 3.5 hours. October in Trinidad sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mendocino.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Redwood National Park
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach

1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books and then cruise along Mendocino Coast.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mendocino road trip app .

You can drive from Trinidad to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Trinidad in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Mendocino, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mendocino

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Mendocino to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendocino in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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