24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Arlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
train:  4​h
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
North Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Crescent City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Eureka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Redding
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Brussels

2
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.
On the 1st (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stroll through Alki Beach, then look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning site .

Brussels, Belgium to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Brussels to Seattle, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Arlington.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Arlington is a city in northern Snohomish County, Washington, United States, part of the Seattle metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Skagit Wildlife Area and then grab your bike and head to Centennial Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Imagine Children's Museum and then cruise along Mountain Loop Highway.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arlington day trip planning app .

Getting from Seattle to Arlington by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Seattle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Arlington, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Imagine Children's Museum, Mountain Loop Highway, Skagit Wildlife Area
Highlights from your plan
Skagit Wildlife Area ©
Skagit Wildlife Area
Imagine Children's Museum ©
Imagine Children's Museum

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 6th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, then get engrossed in the history at Longmire Museum, and then hike along Skyline Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park driving holiday planning app .

Explore your travel options from Arlington to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. July in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Longmire Museum ©
Longmire Museum

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'll get in some beach time at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Astoria Column. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area (in Seaside) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, stroll through Eagle Creek Trail Park, identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portland, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area, Astoria Column, Multnomah Falls, Camassia Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

1
night
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 11th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Portland to Crater Lake National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to North Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

2
nights
North Bend

North Bend ©
North Bend is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States with a population of 9,695 as of the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, view the masterpieces at Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio, then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then take in the exciting artwork at Second Street Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our North Bend trip planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to North Bend in 4 hours. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in North Bend, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in North Bend

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bandon, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

3
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Step out of the city life by going to Redwood National Park and Enderts Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Crescent City: Redwood National Park (California Coastal Trail & Trillium Falls Hike). The adventure continues: hike along Stout Grove, stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, explore the activities along Point St George Park, and examine the collection at End of the Trail Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Crescent City itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from North Bend to Crescent City in 3 hours. Traveling from North Bend in July, you will find days in Crescent City are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Redwood National Park, End of the Trail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

2
nights
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): cruise along Redwood Highway, then identify plant and animal life at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arcata Community Forest, and finally work some fitness into your day at Hikshari Trail. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Trinidad Art Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Camel Rock, and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka holiday tool .

You can drive from Crescent City to Eureka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Eureka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Redding.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Camel Rock, Trinidad Art Gallery, Arcata Community Forest, Tall Trees Grove, Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center ©
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

2
nights
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): engage your brain at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, stroll through Brandy Creek Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Whiskeytown Lake. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wild Horse Sanctuary and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Redding online trip planner .

You can drive from Eureka to Redding in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Eureka in July, expect nights in Redding to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redding

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Brandy Creek Beach, Wild Horse Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Wild Horse Sanctuary ©
Wild Horse Sanctuary
Fishing Charters & Tours
Turtle Bay Exploration Park ©
Turtle Bay Exploration Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Alcatraz Island. Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

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Traveling by car from Redding to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Redding in July, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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