9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Gabriel
Drive:  6​h
1
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h
End: San Gabriel

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Jose online trip builder .

San Gabriel to San Jose is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Gabriel in November: high temperatures in San Jose hover around 67°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment ©

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip builder .

Explore your travel options from San Jose to Lassen Volcanic National Park with the Route module. Traveling from San Jose in November, expect little chillier with lows of 42°F in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hat Creek Rim Overlook
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Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Sulphur Works ©
Sulphur Works
Manzanita Lake ©
Manzanita Lake

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Rim Dr and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in November, plan for little chillier days in Crater Lake National Park, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint

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.
Mt. Hood National Forest has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Haystack Rock, & more), Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Portland. When traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in November, plan for slightly colder days in Portland, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Mt. Hood National Forest
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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