15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Start: Nottingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Quinault
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Bandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Astoria
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h
End: Nottingham

2
nights
Quinault

Quinault ©
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 more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Quinault online trip itinerary planner.

Nottingham, UK to Quinault is an approximately 21- 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

Side Trip

Olympic Peninsula
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Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls
Lake Quinault ©
Lake Quinault
Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula

1
night
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.
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.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Quinault to Crater Lake National Park. 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 Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Prospect
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Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Mill Creek Falls ©
Mill Creek Falls
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

3
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
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 Crossings Golf Course. 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquille Point, and stop by Cranberry Sweets.

Plan my day in Bandon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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 take a 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

Side Trip

Port Orford
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Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Port Orford Heads State Park ©
Port Orford Heads State Park
Hughes Historic House ©
Hughes Historic House

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oregon Coast Hwy and Thor's Well. Get in touch with nature at Seal Rock State Wayside and Hobbit Trail. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, admire the majestic nature at South Beach State Park, make a trip to Boiler Bay State Wayside, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newport online sightseeing planner.

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

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Hobbit Trail, Seal Rock State Wayside, Thor's Well, Oregon Coast Hwy
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Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
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 The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Visit Manzanita Beach and Seaside Beach for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Astoria to Cannon Beach to see Oswald West State Park about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Astoria vacation planner.

You can drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seaside, Ilwaco, Oswald West State Park, Manzanita Beach
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Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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