16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eugene
— 2 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to South Lake Tahoe
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Seattle

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and King Street Station. You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, sample the fine beverages at Copperworks Distilling, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle journey maker.

Denver to Seattle is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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Portland

City of Roses

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Northwest (Nob Hill). Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade, explore the striking landscape of Mt. Hood National Forest, delve into the lush surroundings at Camassia Natural Area, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Portland trip maker app.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Eugene.

Things to do in Portland

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
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Eugene

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Willamette Hatchery, then stroll around Dorris Ranch, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cascades Raptor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Benton County Historical Society and Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Siuslaw National Forest, then hike along Fitton Green Natural Area, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteith District.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Eugene trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Eugene in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Eugene, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
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 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park vacation app.

Getting from Eugene to Redwood National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Eugene in September, plan for little chillier days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

2
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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Theresa Catholic Church, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and finally kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Stream Profile Chamber, then contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site, and then stroll through Pope Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to South Lake Tahoe with the Route module. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Olympic Valley

Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tahoe City Field Station, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then hike along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic Valley journey maker tool.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Olympic Valley, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

2
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Boise

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then stroll around Celebration Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally stop by Cinder Wines.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boise route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic Valley to Boise. Traveling from Olympic Valley to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic Valley in September: high temperatures in Boise hover around 79°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.