42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Klamath Falls
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Klamath Falls
— 34 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
End: Klamath Falls

34
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Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Get in touch with nature at Crater Lake National Park and Badger Run Wildlife Rehab. Jacksonville Cemetery and Historic Pinehurst Inn will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Klamath Falls side-trips: Prospect (Mill Creek Falls & Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint), Ashland (Belle Fiore Estate & Winery, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Crater Lake National Park (Sun Notch Trail, Vidae Falls, & more). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Lava Beds National Monument. There's lots more to do: get impressive views of Mount Shasta, identify plant and animal life at Klamath Fish Hatchery, learn about winemaking at Kriselle Cellars, and see the interesting displays at Siskiyou County Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Klamath Falls road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Klamath Falls. In September in Klamath Falls, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park, Medford, Jacksonville, Yreka
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River Rafting & Tubing
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta

2
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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.
On the 20th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of High Desert Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get advice or help at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlas Cider Co, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bend road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Klamath Falls to Bend takes 2.5 hours. October in Bend sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Smith Rock State Park
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Sokol Blosser Winery, then stop by Powell's City of Books, then contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, and finally wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, learn about winemaking at Natalies Estate Winery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portland day trip planner .

Getting from Bend to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portland when traveling from Bend in October, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Natalies Estate Winery, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Ecola State Park and Haystack Rock. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Bronze Coast Gallery. Take a break from Cannon Beach with a short trip to Astoria Column in Astoria, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, and enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planning website .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Astoria
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park