14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Astoria
— 1 night
3
Newport
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
5
Santa Barbara
— 3 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sammamish River Trail, and then hike along Snoqualmie Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, Sammamish River Trail, Snoqualmie Falls
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Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards ©
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pick up some new knowledge with Columbia River Maritime Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and finally hike along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Astoria day trip website.

You can drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Museums · Trails
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Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then stroll through Nye Beach. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newport itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Newport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heceta Head Lighthouse, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and Nevada Falls Loop. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olmsted Point and Four Mile Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at North Dome, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Newport to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 26 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Newport in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 74°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Barbara County Courthouse and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, wander the streets of State Street Underpass, kick back and relax at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, then admire all the interesting features of Santa Barbara Scenic Drive, and finally admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara holiday builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Santa Barbara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Carpinteria State Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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