13 days in Pacific Northwest & North Coast California Itinerary

13 days in Pacific Northwest & North Coast California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bend
— 2 nights
2
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— 1 night
3
Astoria
— 3 nights
4
Newport
— 3 nights
5
Crescent City
— 1 night

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Shevlin Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bend holiday planner.

Hailey to Bend is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hailey to Bend due to the time zone difference. In May in Bend, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Anacortes.

Things to do in Bend

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Newberry National Volcanic Monument

1
night
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Predators of the Heart, learn about all things military at PBY-Naval Air Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Deception Pass State Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Anacortes trip builder website.

Fly from Bend to Anacortes in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bend in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Anacortes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Anacortes

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Oak Harbor
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Fishing Charters & Tours
PBY-Naval Air Museum ©
PBY-Naval Air Museum
Predators of the Heart ©
Predators of the Heart

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Flavel House Museum and Columbia River Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Fort Stevens State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Cannon Beach). It doesn't end there: take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Astoria trip planner.

Getting from Anacortes to Astoria by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Devil's Churn. Let the collections at Hatfield Marine Science Center and Earthworks Gallery capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Newport to Florence to see Heceta Head Lighthouse about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Newport tour itinerary site.

Getting from Astoria to Newport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Astoria in June: highs in Newport hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

1
night
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Trees of Mystery, thensee the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Crescent City trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Crescent City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Crescent City

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Klamath
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Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Battery Point Lighthouse
Battery Point Lighthouse
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

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