19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fargo
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Fargo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Alki Beach, stroll around Kerry Park, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seattle day trip tool .

Fargo to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Beaches
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

2
nights
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 20th (Sun): stroll through Cannon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then make a trip to Turnaround at Seaside.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Astoria travel route builder app .

Drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and 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 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Turnaround at Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
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 22nd (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Newport trip planner.

Getting from Astoria to Newport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in September, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are little chillier, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum and then appreciate the history behind Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bend day trip tool .

You can drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in September: highs in Bend hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Museums Wildlife
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point for their historical value. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to VJB Cellars (in Kenwood), Healdsburg (Wine Tours & Tastings, Stephen & Walker Winery, & more) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, enjoy the sand and surf at Keller Beach Park, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Bend to San Francisco in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bend in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Healdsburg, VJB Cellars, Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Keller Beach Park
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Temple Square and Golden Spike National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Big Cottonwood Canyon and Millcreek Canyon. When in Salt Lake City, make a side trip to see Historic 25th Street in Ogden, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Office Building, and steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online vacation builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September in Salt Lake City, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Historic 25th Street, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, learn about winemaking at Balistreri Vineyards, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally view the masterpieces at American Museum of Western Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate the long history of Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Cherry Creek Trail.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October; daily highs in Denver reach 67°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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