27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anacortes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Tumwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Long Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Warrenton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Saint Helens
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Troutdale
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Cincinnati

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seattle Japanese Garden as well as Snoqualmie Falls. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls, admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum, admire the natural beauty at Seattle Japanese Garden, then stroll around Kerry Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seattle visit planner.

Cincinnati to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cincinnati in October: highs in Seattle hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anacortes.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Anacortes

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Mon), stroll around Causland Memorial Park and then trek along Tommy Thompson Trail.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Anacortes holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Seattle to Anacortes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Anacortes when traveling from Seattle in October, with lows around 45°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Anacortes

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Causland Memorial Park ©
Causland Memorial Park

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Young River Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Young River Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Astoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Young River Falls ©
Young River Falls

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, then take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip planner .

Getting from Astoria to Cannon Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother as well as Portland Japanese Garden. On the 17th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, stroll through Willamette Valley, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum, and finally stroll through Forest Park.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Portland attractions planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Portland sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

1
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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 18th (Fri): hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then kick back and relax at Bandon State Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Coquille Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Bandon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Bandon sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, and then immerse yourself in nature at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Newport journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area ©
Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather

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nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip builder app .

You can drive from Newport to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Redwood National Park can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and Lands End. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Presidio of San Francisco, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online tour planner .

Getting from Redwood National Park to San Francisco by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Tumwater.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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Tumwater

Tumwater ©
Tumwater is a city in Thurston County, Washington, United States. You've now added Tumwater Falls Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Tumwater Falls Park, then have some family-friendly fun at BoomShaka, and then hike along Staircase Rapids Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tumwater attractions planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Tumwater. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Tumwater to be a bit cooler, temps between 61°F and 43°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Tumwater

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Staircase Rapids Nature Trail, Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Tumwater Falls Park ©
Tumwater Falls Park

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nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Discovery Trail. Visiting Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and Cape Disappointment State Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Leadbetter Point State Park and Northwest Carriage Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Oysterville Church (in Oysterville) and Robert Bush Park (in South Bend). There's lots more to do: cruise along Long Beach, get your game on at Go Karts and Krazy Kars, take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Marsh's Free Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Long Beach online trip maker .

Getting from Tumwater to Long Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Warrenton.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Oysterville, Robert Bush Park, Long Beach, Northwest Carriage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge
Leadbetter Point State Park ©
Leadbetter Point State Park
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park

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Warrenton

Warrenton ©
Warrenton is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Discover Paragliding to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll around Seafarers' Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, then fly like a bird with Discover Paragliding, and finally stroll around Cullaby Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Columbia State Park, play a few rounds at The Highlands Golf Club, and then step aboard Peter Iredale Ship Wreck.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warrenton trip builder website .

Getting from Long Beach to Warrenton by car takes about an hour. In October in Warrenton, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in Warrenton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gearhart, Fort Columbia State Park, Seafarers' Park
Highlights from your plan
Cullaby Lake ©
Cullaby Lake
Fort Columbia State Park ©
Fort Columbia State Park
Discover Paragliding ©
Discover Paragliding

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Saint Helens

Saint Helens ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount St. Helens. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Claquato Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Ike Kinswa State Park and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Saint Helens trip site .

You can drive from Warrenton to Saint Helens in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Saint Helens are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Troutdale.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Washington State, Ike Kinswa State Park, Box Canyon Loop, Claquato Church
Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Mount Adams Wilderness ©
Mount Adams Wilderness
Ike Kinswa State Park ©
Ike Kinswa State Park

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Troutdale

Troutdale ©
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): trek along Dog Mountain Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through Wildwood Recreation Site. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, then take a memorable drive along Cape Horn Lookout, then admire the majestic nature at Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area, and finally get great views at Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Troutdale trip simple and quick.

Drive from Saint Helens to Troutdale in 2 hours. In November in Troutdale, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Troutdale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Little Zigzag Falls, Cape Horn Lookout, Dog Mountain Trail, Wildwood Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Dog Mountain Trail ©
Dog Mountain Trail
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site

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