16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
10
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Hood River
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
12
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
13
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Nottingham

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 4th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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Seattle to New York City is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
Jacksonville is a city in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Walton's Distillery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at The Smash Shack, then take in the pleasant sights at Lejeune Memorial Gardens, and finally make a trip to Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville day trip planning app .

Drive from Washington DC to Jacksonville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October in Jacksonville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Walton's Distillery ©
Walton's Distillery
Lejeune Memorial Gardens ©
Lejeune Memorial Gardens
Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally stroll around Millennium Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Jacksonville to Chicago with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Chicago. Traveling from Jacksonville in October, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, then admire the majestic nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station, then stop by Mendocino Jams & Preserves, and finally take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mendocino trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Mendocino, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room, admire the majestic nature at Patrick's Point State Park, examine the collection at Trinidad Museum, then appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, and finally take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinidad online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mendocino to Trinidad in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mendocino in October, plan for slightly colder days in Trinidad, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Trinidad

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Patrick's Point State Park ©
Patrick's Point State Park
Trinidad Museum ©
Trinidad Museum
Trinidad Harbor ©
Trinidad Harbor

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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Trinidad to Bandon by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Bandon

Golf Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

1
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.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the activities along Deschutes River, then delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bend online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Bend takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bandon in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Bend. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 15th (Tue), hike along Mitchell Point Trail, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and finally stroll around Port Marina Park.

Find out how to plan Hood River trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Bend to Hood River in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in October, Hood River is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
Highlights from your plan
Port Marina Park ©
Port Marina Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland road trip site .

Take a bus from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday builder tool .

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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