29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Kingman
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Pismo Beach
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 1 night
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Bandon
— 1 night
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Lincoln City
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles attractions planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Joshua Tree National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Kingman on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kingman Railroad Museum, learn about winemaking at Stetson Winery, and then browse for treasures at The Farmhouse.

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You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in October, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Kingman. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Wineries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kingman Railroad Museum ©
Kingman Railroad Museum
Stetson Winery ©
Stetson Winery
The Farmhouse ©
The Farmhouse

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 4th (Thu), wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, thenlook for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and finally get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary app.

Getting from Kingman to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kingman in October since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown
Titanic ©
Titanic

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the activities along Badwater Basin and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hike along Rim Trail and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, thencruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then stop by Buffalo Trails Trading Company. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Zion National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Buffalo Trails Trading Company
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Buffalo Trails Trading Company ©
Buffalo Trails Trading Company

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 9th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, thentake in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Page vacation app.

You can do a combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Zion National Park in October, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): trek along Bright Angel Trail. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Canyon Village Marketplace and then trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 12th (Fri), hike along Wildcat Trail, stroll around Sandstone Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, delve into the distant past at Balcony House, thendelve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Mesa Verde National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 14th (Sun), make a trip to Delicate Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, and then hike along Devils Garden Trailhead.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Arches National Park when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in October, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get great views at Twin Peaks, thenkick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Arches National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Arches National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Arches National Park in October since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, kick back and relax at Point Lobos, and then stop by The Cheese Shop. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Del Mar Beach, kick back and relax at Breakwater, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Carmel vacation app.

Getting from San Francisco to Carmel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pfeiffer State Beach, Breakwater
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by Rons, take an in-depth tour of Old Mission Gift Shop and Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Avila Main Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Eldwaylen Ocean Park.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Pismo Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Carmel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Mission Gift Shop and Museum, Avila Main Beach, Rons
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Gift Shop and Museum ©
Old Mission Gift Shop and Museum
Rons ©
Rons

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel route builder app.

Traveling by bus from Pismo Beach to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, thentake some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenget all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, make a trip to Olmsted Point, thenget impressive views of Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Highlight Gallery, stop by Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books, get your bearings at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum, thenstroll through Pudding Creek Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaside Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Headlands Park, and then stroll through Glass Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Bragg visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Fort Bragg takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Fort Bragg: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mendocino
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Glass Beach ©
Glass Beach
Seaside Beach ©
Seaside Beach

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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams, enjoy the sea views from Cape Blanco Lighthouse, stop by Langlois Market, thenstroll through Bandon State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Coquille Point. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Port Orford Heads State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Blanco State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bandon road trip planning website.

Getting from Fort Bragg to Bandon by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Fort Bragg in October, plan for little chillier days in Bandon, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Port Orford, Langlois Market
Highlights from your plan
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Cape Blanco State Park ©
Cape Blanco State Park
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, kick back and relax at Gleneden Beach State Park, view the masterpieces at Freed Gallery, thenview the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and finally stop by Northwest Winds Kite Shop.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln City trip builder.

You can drive from Bandon to Lincoln City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Gleneden Beach State Park, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Freed Gallery ©
Freed Gallery

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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 27th (Sat): stroll through Cannon Beach, thenexplore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then stop by DragonFire Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, and then expand your horizons at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach holiday planning site.

Getting from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Astoria
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
DragonFire Gallery ©
DragonFire Gallery
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock