18 days in Fort Bragg, Pacific Northwest & Shasta Lake Itinerary

18 days in Fort Bragg, Pacific Northwest & Shasta Lake Itinerary

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Fort Bragg
— 5 nights
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Brookings
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Seaside
— 2 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Shasta Lake
— 1 night

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. You've now added Liquid Fusion Kayaking to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Noyo Headlands Park and Seaside Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Bragg Coastal Trail and Pudding Creek Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Bragg: Pennyroyal Farm (in Boonville) and Philo (Roederer Estate, Husch Vineyards, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Beach, take in the views from Albion River Bridge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at North Coast Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at Triangle Tattoo and Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fort Bragg online trip maker.

Concord to Fort Bragg is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Fort Bragg when traveling from Concord in September, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Outdoors · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Philo, Albion River Bridge, Pennyroyal Farm
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Fort Bragg Coastal Trail ©
Fort Bragg Coastal Trail
Handley Cellars Winery ©
Handley Cellars Winery
Seaside Beach ©
Seaside Beach

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Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. On the 8th (Tue), hike along Oregon Redwood Trail, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Chetco Brewing Company, and then kick back and relax at Lone Ranch Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Curry Historical Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor, and finally explore and take pictures at Welcome to California.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brookings trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Brookings takes 5 hours. When traveling from Fort Bragg in September, plan for little chillier days in Brookings, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Curry Historical Museum, Myers Creek Beach, Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
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Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor ©
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
Oregon Redwood Trail ©
Oregon Redwood Trail

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Beverly Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Newport Bay Fishing Pier, learn about all things military at Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center, then learn something new at Oregon Coast Glassworks, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Newport Farmer's Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newport travel route website.

Traveling by car from Brookings to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Brookings in September: highs in Newport hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Beverly Beach State Park, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park

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Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Ecola State Park to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sat), stroll through Seaside Beach, appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, then see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, then stop by Beach Books, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, then sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seaside itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Seaside, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach Distillery ©
Cannon Beach Distillery
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Don Nisbett Art Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, and finally make a trip to Goonies House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum, learn about winemaking at Shallon Winery, and then admire the sheer force of Young River Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Astoria trip builder site.

Astoria is just a stone's throw from Seaside. September in Astoria sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ilwaco
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Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
Lightship Columbia ©
Lightship Columbia
Shallon Winery ©
Shallon Winery

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterfront Renaissance Trail and Portland Farmers Market - Office Location. Escape the urban bustle at Cooper Mountain Nature Park and Camassia Natural Area. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill), go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, ponder the world of politics at Pioneer Courthouse, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Westward Whiskey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Portland road trip site.

Drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in September, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Shasta Lake.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vancouver, Camassia Natural Area, Cooper Mountain Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Cooper Mountain Nature Park ©
Cooper Mountain Nature Park
Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)
Camassia Natural Area ©
Camassia Natural Area

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Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake ©
The City of Shasta Lake is a city in Shasta County, California, United States. On the 19th (Sat), putt your heart out at Oasis Fun Center and then explore the activities along Lake Shasta.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Shasta Lake trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Portland to Shasta Lake in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Shasta Lake, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shasta Lake

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lake Shasta
Highlights from your plan
Oasis Fun Center ©
Oasis Fun Center

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