8 days in Sacramento & Bend Itinerary

8 days in Sacramento & Bend Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Sacramento
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 4 nights
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Sacramento

— 3 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Explore Sacramento's surroundings by going to Balloon Rides (in Napa), V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Sonoma). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum, admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, and look for gifts at The Chefs' Olive Mix.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sacramento sightseeing planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sacramento. In August in Sacramento, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly to Bend.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bend

— 4 nights
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.
Step out of Bend with an excursion to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Head underground at Lava River Cave, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bend day trip tool.

You can fly from Sacramento to Bend in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sacramento in August; daily highs in Bend reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip