20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

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20 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Saskatoon
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Sandpoint
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 30​min
6
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Bandon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Saskatoon

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 14th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitefish Mountain Resort, enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Whitefish trip itinerary builder tool .

Saskatoon, Canada to Whitefish is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saskatoon to Whitefish due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Saskatoon, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Whitefish, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sandpoint.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
City Beach ©
City Beach

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Sandpoint

Sandpoint ©
Sandpoint is the largest town in, and the county seat of, Bonner County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): ride a horse along Mountain Horse Adventures, then trek along McKinnick Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sandpoint City Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sandpoint trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Whitefish to Sandpoint with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Whitefish to Sandpoint due to the time zone difference. July in Sandpoint sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Sandpoint

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mountain Horse Adventures ©
Mountain Horse Adventures

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 16th (Tue), explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sandpoint to Coeur d'Alene takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Big Tree, then stroll through California Coastal Trail, and then trek along Trillium Falls Hike.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coeur d'Alene to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, plan for much colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Tree
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get outdoors at Mystic Falls Trail and Gibbon Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castle Geyser and Lower Geyser Basin. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at White Bird Gallery, stop by Bruce's Candy Kitchen, view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, then admire the majestic nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Cannon Beach takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Cannon Beach is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cannon Beach, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Icefire Glassworks ©
Icefire Glassworks

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nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, immerse yourself in nature at Smelt Sands State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Roads End State Recreation Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and finally trek along Ocean to Bay Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in July, with highs in Newport at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, Roads End State Recreation Site, Smelt Sands State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally admire all the interesting features of Oregon Coast Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Sweet Creek Falls, then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, then examine the collection at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Heceta Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Sweet Creek Falls, Oregon Coast Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

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nights
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 29th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse, then look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams, then kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bastendorff Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then shop like a local with Second Street Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandon travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Charleston, Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari

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