39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auburn
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Hillsboro
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Medford
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Barstow
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
6
Laughlin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Lake Havasu City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Wickenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Casa Grande
— 14 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Quartzsite
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Palm Desert
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Salinas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
14
Santa Rosa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
Fortuna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Gold Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
17
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Auburn

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Hillsboro

Hillsboro ©
Hillsboro is the fifth-largest city in the State of Oregon and is the county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get your game on at Topgolf Hillsboro.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hillsboro trip app .

Auburn to Hillsboro is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Medford.

Things to do in Hillsboro

Museums Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, St. Mary's Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Medford

Medford
Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Medford fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Hillsboro to Medford with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Medford are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. You will leave for Sacramento on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Medford

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): walk around Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at American River Bicycle Trail, and then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Medford to Sacramento. Traveling from Medford in January, expect Sacramento to be somewhat warmer, temps between 58°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park ©
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
American River Bicycle Trail ©
American River Bicycle Trail

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Visalia

Visalia ©
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to Exeter Murals and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Visalia trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sacramento to Visalia. January in Visalia sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barstow.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Exeter Murals
Highlights from your plan
Exeter Murals ©
Exeter Murals

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hours
Barstow

Barstow
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Rainbow Basin Natural Area, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town, then make a trip to Barstow Station, and finally revel in the low prices at Outlets at Barstow.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Barstow itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Visalia to Barstow with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Barstow are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Laughlin.

Things to do in Barstow

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

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Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Laughlin: Oatman Ghost Town (in Oatman) and Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Winged Figures of the Republic Statues). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, try your luck at Aquarius Casino Resort, take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, and examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Laughlin trip planner .

Traveling by car from Barstow to Laughlin takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barstow to Laughlin. Traveling from Barstow in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 47°F in Laughlin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Laughlin

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Oatman Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Parker Dam, then stroll around Sara Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Lake Havasu Lighthouses.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City online vacation planner .

You can drive from Laughlin to Lake Havasu City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Laughlin to Lake Havasu City due to the time zone difference. In February in Lake Havasu City, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Lake Havasu ©
Lake Havasu

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Wickenburg

Wickenburg ©
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Get some historical perspective at Montezuma Castle National Monument and The Jail Tree. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wickenburg: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (in Cottonwood), Out of Africa Wildlife Park (in Camp Verde) and Prescott (Downtown Historic Area & Yavapai County Courthouse Square). And it doesn't end there: trek along Vulture Peak Trail, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, don't miss a visit to Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wickenburg trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Wickenburg in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Havasu City to Wickenburg is 1 hour. February in Wickenburg sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Casa Grande.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prescott, Camp Verde, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Out of Africa Wildlife Park ©
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

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Casa Grande

Casa Grande ©
Casa Grande is a city in Pinal County, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson in the U.S. St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery and Goldfield Ghost Town will appeal to history buffs. Explore Casa Grande's surroundings by going to Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior), Florence (Tom Mix Memorial, McFarland State Historic Park, & more) and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (in Coolidge). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Shamrock Farms, explore the stunning scenery at Three Mile Wash, take in the exciting artwork at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at KOLI Equestrian Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Casa Grande online road trip planner .

Getting from Wickenburg to Casa Grande by car takes about 2 hours. February in Casa Grande sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Quartzsite.

Things to do in Casa Grande

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence, Maricopa, Chandler, Picacho, Apache Junction
Highlights from your plan
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery ©
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

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Quartzsite

Quartzsite ©
Quartzsite is a town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States. Get some historical perspective at Blythe Intaglios and Swansea Ghost Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quartzsite: Poston Memorial Monument (in Poston) and Hauser Geode Beds (in Blythe). There's much more to do: stop by T-Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, don't miss a visit to Hi Jolly's Tomb, and see the interesting displays at Quartzsite Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Quartzsite online visit planner .

Getting from Casa Grande to Quartzsite by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Quartzsite can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palm Desert.

Things to do in Quartzsite

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blythe, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Poston Memorial Monument, Swansea Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Blythe Intaglios ©
Blythe Intaglios
T-Rocks ©
T-Rocks
Hi Jolly's Tomb ©
Hi Jolly's Tomb

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Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Desert Cross Hiking Trail, hike along Bump and Grind Trail, and then wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palm Desert online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Quartzsite to Palm Desert takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Old Town La Quinta
Highlights from your plan
Desert Willow Golf Resort ©
Desert Willow Golf Resort
Old Town La Quinta ©
Old Town La Quinta

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Carpinteria State Beach and then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Palm Desert to Santa Barbara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Palm Desert in February, things will get slightly colder in Santa Barbara: highs are around 67°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Salinas.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Carpinteria State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach

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Salinas

Salinas ©
Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California. On the 27th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Tatum's Garden and then contemplate the long history of The Steinbeck House / Best Cellar Gift Shop.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salinas online day trip planner .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Salinas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February, daytime highs in Salinas are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Salinas

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tatum's Garden ©
Tatum's Garden

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Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Rosa attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Salinas to Santa Rosa takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Santa Rosa are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fortuna.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West

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Fortuna

Fortuna ©
Fortuna is a city the northeast shore of the Eel River, and is on U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sequoia Park Zoo and then stroll the grounds of Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fortuna travel planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to Fortuna takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Rosa in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fortuna: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Fortuna

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ferndale Historic Cemetery, Sequoia Park Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Ferndale Historic Cemetery ©
Ferndale Historic Cemetery
Sequoia Park Zoo ©
Sequoia Park Zoo

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Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stop by Gold Beach Books, take a tour of The Mary D Hume, then take in the views from Rogue River Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Otter Point State Recreation Site and then get in on the family fun at Prehistoric Gardens.

You can plan Gold Beach trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Fortuna to Gold Beach in 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Gold Beach can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Myers Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Otter Point State Recreation Site ©
Otter Point State Recreation Site
Gold Beach Books ©
Gold Beach Books
Rogue River Bridge ©
Rogue River Bridge

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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 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse and then hike along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Newport vacation maker app .

You can drive from Gold Beach to Newport in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

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