8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Tampa

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland online sightseeing planner .

Tampa to Portland is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Tampa, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
day
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Redwood National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Redwood National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Fishing Charters & Tours
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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