60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
bus:  15​min
2
Sausalito
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sacramento
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Eugene
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Salem
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Portland
— 7 nights
train:  5​h
10
Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 3rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sausalito.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Sausalito

Sausalito ©
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Golden Gate National Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach Park, take a tour of Educational Tall Ship - S/V MATTHEW TURNER, and tour the water at your own pace with Schooner Freda B.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sausalito trip itinerary planning tool .

Sausalito is very close to San Francisco. In September in Sausalito, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in Sausalito

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin County, Tiburon, Richmond, Green Gulch Farm, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Battery Spencer ©
Battery Spencer
Golden Gate National Recreation Area ©

5
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Ralston Peak Trail (in South Lake Tahoe), West Coast Falconry (in Marysville) and Saluti Cellars (in Somerset). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Drive from Sausalito to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sausalito in September, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mt. Ralston Peak Trail, Granite Chief, River Rafting & Tubing, Doris Foley Historical Library, Saluti Cellars
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Falconry ©
West Coast Falconry
Calaveras Big Trees State Park ©
Calaveras Big Trees State Park
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

2
nights
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kings Creek Falls, take in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell, and then contemplate the geological forces at Lassen Peak . On your second day here, hike along Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Trails, then take in the pleasant sights at Chaos Crags and Jumbles, and then explore the activities along Manzanita Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Lassen Volcanic National Park day trip site .

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Lassen Volcanic National Park takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lassen Volcanic National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Manzanita Lake ©
Manzanita Lake

5
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Step out of Crater Lake National Park to go to Oakridge and see Salt Creek Falls, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Whitehorse Falls, explore the activities along Rogue River, trek along Sun Notch Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in September; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eugene.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Salt Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Salt Creek Falls ©
Salt Creek Falls
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

5
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Eugene side-trips: Colliding Rivers (in Glide), Oakridge (Willamette Hatchery & Waldo Lake) and Sisters (Sahalie and Koosah Falls & McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Hayward Field, explore the landscape on two wheels at Susan Creek Campground, head outdoors with Spencer Butte, and snap pictures at Chambers Railroad Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Eugene day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Eugene takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September: highs in Eugene hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sisters, Oakridge, Colliding Rivers Park, Chambers Railroad Bridge, Susan Creek Campground
Highlights from your plan
Sahalie and Koosah Falls ©
Sahalie and Koosah Falls
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop ©
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop
Hayward Field ©
Hayward Field

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City), Florence (Sandland Adventures & Sand Master Park) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Devil's Churn, & more). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Proposal Rock, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and don't miss a visit to Yaquina Bay Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Eugene to Newport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Eugene in September, you will find days in Newport are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Florence, Lincoln City Glass Center, Proposal Rock
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park

5
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Oregon Olive Mill (in Dayton), Carlton Winemakers Studio (in Carlton) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schreiner's Iris Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Kilchis Point Reserve, experience rural life at Olson Farms, and take a peaceful walk through Opal Creek Wilderness Area.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Newport to Salem in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Salem, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kilchis Point Reserve, Carlton Winemakers Studio, Sokol Blosser Winery, The Historic Carousel and Museum, Oregon Olive Mill
Highlights from your plan
Schreiner's Iris Gardens ©
Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

7
nights
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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Oswald West State Park), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Cape Horn Overlook (in Washougal). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner .

Drive from Salem to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Cape Horn Overlook, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

6
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Venture out of the city with trips to High Rock Trail (in Packwood) and Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn). There's much more to do: trek along Skyline Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolmie Peak Trail, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

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Traveling by train from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portland in October; daily highs in Mount Rainier National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

High Rock Trail, Roslyn Cemetery, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

7
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Murhut Falls). Dedicate the 25th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and admire the natural beauty at Woodland Park and Rose Garden.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle tour itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in October since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellevue
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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