20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Waldport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Klamath Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Boise
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Baker City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
The Dalles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Portland
— 1 night
End: Portland

4
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, trek along Wildwood Trail, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

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

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Portland International Airport. In August in Portland, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then pause for some photo ops at Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach online visit planner .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, expect Cannon Beach to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Waldport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria Column, Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Waldport

Waldport ©
Waldport is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Waldport travel route app .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Waldport in 3 hours. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Waldport to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Waldport

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newport, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

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 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Rim Village Visitor Center, hike along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Rim Dr.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park journey tool .

Traveling by car from Waldport to Crater Lake National Park takes 5 hours. When traveling from Waldport in August, plan for much hotter days in Crater Lake National Park, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail

2
nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls ©
Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Klamath County Museum, let the kids burn off some steam at Moore Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wood River Wetland. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Baldwin Hotel Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Badger Run Wildlife Rehab, and then tee off at Running Y Ranch Golf Course.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Klamath Falls travel planner .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Klamath Falls takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, expect Klamath Falls to be slightly colder, temps between 35°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Moore Park ©
Moore Park
Klamath County Museum ©
Klamath County Museum
Wood River Wetland ©
Wood River Wetland

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, parks, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, get your game on at Boise Escape, appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, and take in nature's colorful creations at Idaho Botanical Garden.

Plan my trip to Boise with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Klamath Falls to Boise with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boise when traveling from Klamath Falls in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baker City.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Kathryn Albertson Park ©
Kathryn Albertson Park

2
nights
Baker City

Baker City ©
Baker City is a city in and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon, United States. On the 20th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Baker Heritage Museum, then take an in-depth tour of National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Union County Museum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Sumpter Valley Dredge, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Baker City Mini-Loop, and then stroll the grounds of Chinese Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Baker City road trip site .

Traveling by car from Boise to Baker City takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Baker City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Boise in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Baker City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in Baker City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sumpter Valley Dredge, Union County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Baker Heritage Museum ©
Baker Heritage Museum
Union County Museum ©
Union County Museum

2
nights
The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): do a tasting at Idiot's Grace, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and then fly down the slopes at Mount Hood.

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Getting from Baker City to The Dalles by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Baker City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in The Dalles, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in The Dalles

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hood River, River Rafting & Tubing, Idiot's Grace
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, then delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, and finally make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from The Dalles to Portland takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from The Dalles in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Portland, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Washington Park ©
Washington Park
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©
Tom McCall Waterfront Park ©
Tom McCall Waterfront Park

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