34 days in Vancouver, Idaho Falls & Baker City Itinerary

34 days in Vancouver, Idaho Falls & Baker City Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 13 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 9 nights
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Baker City
— 11 nights
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Vancouver

— 13 nights
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: Astoria (Goonies House, Astoria Column, &more), Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem) and Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center (in Stevenson). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hood, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and hike along Waterfront Renaissance Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Vancouver visit planner.

Detroit to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Vancouver. Traveling from Detroit in August, plan for little chillier nights in Vancouver, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Idaho Falls

— 9 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: St Anthony Sand Dunes (in Saint Anthony), West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Big Gun Fun & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center) and Grand Teton National Park (Teton Park Road, Signal Mountain Summit Road, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Pavilion, and stroll through Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Idaho Falls trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vancouver to Idaho Falls. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Idaho Falls when traveling from Vancouver in August, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Baker City.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

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Baker City

— 11 nights
Baker City is a city in and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baker City: Wallowa Lake (in La Grande), Oxbow (Copperfield Park and Campground & Hells Canyon National Rec Area) and Joseph (Wallowa Lake State Park & Eagle Cap Wilderness). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, don't miss a visit to Sumpter Valley Dredge, take in the spiritual surroundings of First United Methodist Church, and admire the majestic nature at Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baker City travel site.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Baker City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Idaho Falls to Baker City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Idaho Falls in September, Baker City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baker City

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

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