21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Pendleton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Boise
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Bend
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Pacific City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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.
You've now added International Rose Test Garden to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Portland International Airport. August in Portland sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pendleton.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
nights
Pendleton

Pendleton ©
Pendleton is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. On the 10th (Sat), try your luck at Wildhorse Resort and Casino, learn more about the world around you at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, and then contemplate the long history of Pendleton Woolen Mill Store. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Fort Walla Walla Museum and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pendleton trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Pendleton. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Boise on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Pendleton

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Walla Walla
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Wildhorse Resort and Casino ©
Wildhorse Resort and Casino
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fort Walla Walla Museum ©
Fort Walla Walla Museum

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
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 12th (Mon): trek along Boise River Greenbelt. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, get your game on at Boise Escape, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then look for gifts at Idaho Candy Company Store and Factory, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Boise trip planner .

Getting from Pendleton to Boise by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Pendleton to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pendleton in August since evenings lows in Boise dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

5
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bend: Lava Cast Forest Trail (in La Pine), Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond) and Sisters (Sahalie and Koosah Falls & McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at High Desert Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Deschutes Brewery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bend travel route app .

Traveling by flight from Boise to Bend takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boise to Bend, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in August: high temperatures in Bend hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sisters, Lava Cast Forest Trail, Artists Gallery Sunriver, Smith Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

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 21st (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Rim Dr and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Rim Village Visitor Center, trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then head off the coast to Wizard Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park trip site .

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, Crater Lake National Park is a bit warmer than Bend - with highs of 39°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail

1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Coos Bay trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Coos Bay takes 4 hours. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, expect nights in Coos Bay to be slightly colder, around 14°C, while days are much colder, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Pacific City.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery ©
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery

1
night
Pacific City

Pacific City ©
Pacific City is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): try to win big at Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

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Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Pacific City takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Pacific City

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trips

Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, Cape Lookout State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Seaside Aquarium, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Pacific City to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pacific City to Cannon Beach is minus 1 hour. August in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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