9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Bus:  14 h 30 min
1
Mendocino
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Crescent City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gold Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 6th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendocino Headlands State Park, then stop by Mendocino Jams & Preserves, and finally cruise along Mendocino Coast. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at B Bryan Preserve, then explore the activities along Big River, and then walk around Mendocino Area Parks Association.

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Philadelphia to Mendocino is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Mendocino is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, you will find days in Mendocino are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

B Bryan Preserve
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve
Point Cabrillo Light Station ©
Point Cabrillo Light Station

1
night
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 8th (Wed), hike along Stout Grove, then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Crescent City trip tool.

You can drive from Mendocino to Crescent City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Mendocino, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Crescent City, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Enderts Beach
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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

1
night
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Curry Historical Museum, take a memorable drive along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, and then stroll through Myers Creek Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Beach attractions planner.

You can drive from Crescent City to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Gold Beach can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Myers Creek Beach, Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
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Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor ©
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
Curry Historical  Museum ©
Curry Historical Museum

1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coos Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Beach to Coos Bay in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery ©
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, then get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get lost in a book at Multnomah County Central Library, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally walk around South Park Blocks.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portland itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Portland in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Esther Short Park, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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