21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
+3
bus + foot + train + bus:  9​h 45​min
1
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Troutdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Sonoma
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Charlotte

1
night
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Olympic Peninsula and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park online trip maker .

Asheville to Olympic National Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Asheville in July, expect Olympic National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Olympic Peninsula
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip builder .

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 78°F and lows about 60°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toCannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, savor the flavors at Seaside Candyman, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, stop by Beach Books, then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach visit planner .

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Cannon Beach at 68°F and lows at 55°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

4
nights
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, trek along Forest Park, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Troutdale.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
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Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Troutdale

Troutdale ©
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. On the 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Jonsrud Viewpoint, admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam, and then hike along Oneonta Gorge. On the next day, hike along Columbia River Highway, then gain insight at Vista House, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Troutdale journey maker site .

Troutdale is just a short distance from Portland. In July in Troutdale, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Troutdale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Multnomah Falls, Vista House, Jonsrud Viewpoint
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam

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.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls and then explore and take pictures at Rim Dr.

To find out how to plan a trip to Crater Lake National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Troutdale to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Vidae Falls ©
Vidae Falls

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at End of the Trail Museum and then examine the collection at Trees of Mystery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Klamath
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Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

2
nights
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, do a tasting at Domaine Carneros, learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see reviews and tourist information, use the Napa trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Napa. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Napa, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trip

Robert Mondavi Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Balloon Rides
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

2
nights
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 26th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, experience rural life at Benziger Family Winery, appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, then don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks, and finally stroll through Sonoma Plaza.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sonoma online trip maker .

Sonoma is just a short distance from Napa. In July, daily temperatures in Sonoma can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sonoma

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Benziger Family Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Benziger Family Winery ©
Benziger Family Winery

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