57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Astoria
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Tillamook
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Newport
— 35 nights
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Florence
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Bandon
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Gold Beach
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Crescent City
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Trinidad
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Ukiah
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Point Arena
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Fort Bragg
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Astoria

— 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the long history of Clark's Dismal Nitch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light, then get engrossed in the history at Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant, and finally don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

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Kelso to Astoria is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Kelso in August, you will find days in Astoria are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Tillamook

— 3 nights
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Bayocean Peninsula County Park, get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, then deepen your understanding at Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bob Straub State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Myrtlewood Factory Outlet Garibaldi, examine the collection at Garibaldi Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Short Sands Beach, then kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Neahkahnie Mountain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tillamook travel planner.

Getting from Astoria to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Astoria to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Newport

— 35 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bush's Pasture Park and Deepwood Museum & Gardens. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Enchanted Forest Theme Park and Otter Crest Loop. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Lincoln City (Taft Bay, Prehistoric, &more), Corvallis (Chip Ross Natural Area, Davis Family Farm, &more) and Albany (Albany Dog Park, Downtown Historic District, &more). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Agate Beach State Recreation Site, learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards, explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, and snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Newport day trip planning app.

Drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. When traveling from Tillamook in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): tee off at Florence Golf Links, learn about all things military at Oregon Coast Military Museum, then stroll through Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, and finally enjoy the sea views from Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, then tee off at Ocean Dunes Golf Links, then contemplate the waterfront views at Oregon Coast, and finally take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder.

Drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bandon

— 2 nights
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 27th (Mon): play a few rounds at Bandon Crossings Golf Course, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Blanco State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Hughes Historic House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Second Street Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Bandon Historical Society Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then stroll through Bandon State Park, and finally stroll around Bandon South Jetty County Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Bandon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trip

Gold Beach

— 4 nights
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Explore hidden gems such as Lone Ranch Beach and Rogue River Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Otter Point State Recreation Site and Myers Creek Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Beach: Brookings (Thomas Creek Bridge & Crissey Field State Park). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ophir Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor, look for gifts at Gold Beach Books, and get great views at Natural Bridges Viewpoint.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gold Beach route planning tool.

You can drive from Bandon to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Gold Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Crescent City

— 1 night
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 2nd (Sat), kick back and relax at Wilson Creek Beach, stroll through California Coastal Trail, head outdoors with High Bluff Overlook, then contemplate the long history of Radar Station B-71, and finally see the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, get engrossed in the history at Del Norte County History Museum, explore and take pictures at Pebble Beach, then trek along Point St George Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at McVay Rock State Recreation Site.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Crescent City travel app.

Traveling by car from Gold Beach to Crescent City takes 1.5 hours. October in Crescent City sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Trinidad

— 2 nights
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with Kayak Trinidad, enjoy the sand and surf at Luffenholtz Beach Park, then view the masterpieces at Trinidad Art Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Camel Rock, and finally take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Hammond Trail, don't miss a visit to Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Lagoon County Park, then trek along Trillium Falls Hike, and finally kick back and relax at Agate Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trinidad trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Crescent City to Trinidad takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Trinidad are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Ukiah.

Things to do in Trinidad

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Ukiah

— 2 nights
Ukiah is the county seat and largest city of Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Vichy Springs Resort, then delve into the lush surroundings at The Mendocino Tree, then get out on two wheels at Cow Mountain Recreation Area, and finally stroll around Low Gap Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Navarro River, then head outdoors with Mount Konocti, then get engrossed in the history at Historic Courthouse Museum, and finally walk around Library Park.

Plan trip to Ukiah with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Trinidad to Ukiah in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Trinidad in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Ukiah, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Point Arena.

Things to do in Ukiah

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Point Arena

— 2 nights
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Gualala River, stroll through Walk On Beach Sea Ranch Access Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sea Ranch Chapel, hike along Bluff Trail, then get a taste of the local shopping with Placewares Sea Ranch, and finally take in the waterfront at Point Arena Pier. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schooner Gulch State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Arena - Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Garcia River Casino.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Point Arena trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ukiah to Point Arena by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Point Arena are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Point Arena

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fort Bragg online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Point Arena to Fort Bragg takes 1.5 hours. October in Fort Bragg sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 46°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wineries

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.