15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to William R Fairchild International Airport, Drive to Quinault
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Quinault
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Bandon
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Astoria
— 3 nights
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Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Nottingham

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Quinault

— 2 nights
Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Merriman Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Big Cedar, then look for all kinds of wild species at Quinault Big Spruce Tree, and finally trek along Rain Forest Nature Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Quinault online trip itinerary planner.

Nottingham, UK to Quinault is an approximately 38-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Nottingham to Quinault, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Quinault can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Quinault

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, then stroll through Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, and then trek along Annie Creek Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mill Creek Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at National Creek Falls, and then trek along Sun Notch Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Quinault to Crater Lake National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Quinault, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Bandon

— 3 nights
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hughes Historic House and Hawthorne Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Port Orford Heads State Park and Bandon State Park. When in Bandon, make a side trip to see Battle Rock Park in Port Orford, approximately Port Orford away. There's much more to do: tee off at Bandon Crossings Golf Course, stop by Cranberry Sweets, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point.

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You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bandon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October, you will find days in Bandon are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Golf

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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oregon Coast Hwy and Cape Foulweather. Get in touch with nature at Thor's Well and South Beach State Park. Step out of Newport with an excursion to Hobbit Trail in Florence--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Seal Rock State Wayside, and make a trip to Boiler Bay State Wayside.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Astoria

— 3 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Disappointment State Park and Seaside Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Oswald West State Park and Manzanita Beach. There's much more to do: hike along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Astoria sightseeing planner.

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Astoria sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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