5 days in The Dalles & Tri-Cities Itinerary

5 days in The Dalles & Tri-Cities Itinerary

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5 days in The Dalles & Tri-Cities Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
The Dalles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Richland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes The Dalles Murals, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, The Dalles, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): walk around Sorosis Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at The Dalles, then admire all the interesting features of Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the The Dalles online trip itinerary builder .

Salt Lake City to The Dalles is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Richland.

Things to do in The Dalles

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Dalles ©
The Dalles
Sorosis Park ©
Sorosis Park

2
nights
Richland

Richland ©
Richland is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers. Richland is known for parks, historic sites, museums, wineries, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hanford Nuclear Reservation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacagawea Heritage Trail Loop, walk around Howard Amon Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Columbia River.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Richland travel itinerary planner.

Getting from The Dalles to Richland by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Richland can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Richland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kennewick
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Howard Amon Park ©
Howard Amon Park
The REACH Museum ©
The REACH Museum
Columbia Park ©
Columbia Park