18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  16​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Troutdale
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Sandy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Cascade Locks
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Warsaw

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bloedel Reserve and Tumwater Falls Park. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Belfair to see Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip maker site .

Warsaw, Poland to Seattle is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In September, Seattle is a bit warmer than Warsaw - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Tumwater Falls Park, Bloedel Reserve, Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve ©
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Step out of the city life by going to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Grinnell Glacier. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, and hike along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in September since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
nights
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 25th (Fri), cruise along Rim Dr, explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Toketee Falls, then trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then hike along Garfield Peak.

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You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Crater Lake National Park. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in September: high temperatures in Crater Lake National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally hike along Eagle Creek Trail Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Camassia Natural Area, identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, then identify plant and animal life at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, and finally explore the activities along Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portland online road trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Crater Lake National Park to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Troutdale.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Camassia Natural Area, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
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Hoyt Arboretum ©
Hoyt Arboretum
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Troutdale

Troutdale ©
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, admire the majestic nature at Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, then admire the sheer force of Wahkeena Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Troutdale trip planner .

Troutdale is just a stone's throw from Portland. September in Troutdale sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sandy.

Things to do in Troutdale

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

2
nights
Sandy

Sandy ©
Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Sandy River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, then take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest, and then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Table Rock Wilderness, explore the activities along Trillium Lake, then admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to Jonsrud Viewpoint.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sandy route planner .

Sandy is just a stone's throw from Troutdale. In September, daily temperatures in Sandy can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Sandy

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Government Camp, Mt. Hood National Forest, Table Rock Wilderness, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mount Hood
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

2
nights
Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks ©
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, then identify plant and animal life at Bonneville Hatchery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Sturgeon Viewing Pond and Interpretive Center, then delve into the lush surroundings at Starvation Creek Ridge Loop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Punchbowl Waterfall, and finally trek along Eagle Creek Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cascade Locks journey website .

Getting from Sandy to Cascade Locks by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Starvation Creek Ridge Loop ©
Starvation Creek Ridge Loop

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