15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Baker City
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Sonoma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Hood River
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Seattle
— 1 night
13
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
+4
Fly + bus + tram + Fly + train:  16​h
End: Nottingham

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Baker City

Baker City ©
Baker City is a city in and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon, United States. On the 4th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Leo Adler House Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Baker Heritage Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Baker City trip planner.

Nottingham, UK to Baker City is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Nottingham to Baker City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Baker City when traveling from Nottingham in October, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Baker City

Museums
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Baker Heritage Museum ©
Baker Heritage Museum
Leo Adler House Museum ©
Leo Adler House Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Baker City to San Francisco with the Route module. When traveling from Baker City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Nature
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Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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Sonoma

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
On the 6th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sonoma vacation planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sonoma in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sonoma, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in Sonoma

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 7th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Highlight Gallery, contemplate the long history of Ford House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kelley House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Mendocino Art Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Kwan Tai.

Before you visit Mendocino, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Sonoma to Mendocino takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Mendocino, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Kelley House Museum ©
Kelley House Museum
Mendocino Art Center ©
Mendocino Art Center
Ford House Museum ©
Ford House Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Devil's Kitchen, then get impressive views of Lassen Peak , and then get a new perspective on nature at Loomis Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park online trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mendocino to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Loomis Museum ©
Loomis Museum

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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 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

Plan my day in Crater Lake National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in October, expect Crater Lake National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at High Desert Museum, then shop like a local with The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, and then take a stroll through City of Sisters.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bend trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October: high temperatures in Bend hover around 19°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, City of Sisters
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery ©
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River vacation site .

Getting from Bend to Hood River by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hood River, with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill), and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portland holiday planner .

Drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Portland sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Salem.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Bush's Pasture Park, take in the exciting artwork at Bush Barn Art Center, then steep yourself in history at Bush House Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Salem trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Portland to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Willamette Valley Vineyards
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Bush House Museum ©
Bush House Museum
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Bush's Pasture Park ©
Bush's Pasture Park

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Salem to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Icefire Glassworks ©
Icefire Glassworks

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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 15th (Tue), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and then explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
Safeco Field ©
Safeco Field

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 16th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Island Studios, get interesting insight from Tours, and then examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in October, Friday Harbor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

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