35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Washington DC
+3
Fly + tram + bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
Orcas Island
— 1 night
Travel:  5​h
North Cascades National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Port Townsend
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Snoqualmie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
bus + train + bus:  8​h 30​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
John Day
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Shoshone
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Washington DC

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Orcas Island

Orcas Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Orcas Island Pottery, relax in the rural setting at Buck Bay Shellfish Farm, and then immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sucia Island State Park.

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Washington DC to Orcas Island is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: highs in Orcas Island hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to North Cascades National Park.

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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Ladder Creek Falls and then explore and take pictures at N Cascades Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Baker Ski Area.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read North Cascades National Park trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Orcas Island to North Cascades National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Townsend.

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Mt Baker Ski Area
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Mt Baker Ski Area
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Ladder Creek Falls

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Port Townsend

Port Townsend
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. On the 26th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Jefferson County Courthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Worden State Park, then admire the masterpieces at Northwind Arts Center, then explore the world behind art at Jefferson Museum of Art & History, and finally experience rural life at Finnriver.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Townsend trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Port Townsend. In July, daily temperatures in Port Townsend can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

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Sequim, Finnriver
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Fort Worden State Park
Fort Worden State Park
Northwind Arts Center
Northwind Arts Center
Jefferson County Courthouse
Jefferson County Courthouse

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Olympic Peninsula and then stroll through Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ruby Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Big Spruce Tree.

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You can take a bus from Port Townsend to Olympic National Park in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

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Olympic Peninsula, Quinault Big Spruce Tree
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and then shop like a local with Pioneer Square.

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Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Snoqualmie.

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Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie
Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Northwest Railway Museum, then try your luck at Snoqualmie Casino, and then hike along Iron Horse Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Remlinger Farms and then take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls.

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You can drive from Seattle to Snoqualmie in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

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Outdoors Trails Parks

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Iron Horse Trail, Remlinger Farms
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Snoqualmie Falls
Snoqualmie Falls
Remlinger Farms
Remlinger Farms
Snoqualmie Casino ©
Snoqualmie Casino

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park tour builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Snoqualmie to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cannon Beach.

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Mount St. Helens, Ashford Creek Pottery
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

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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 8th (Wed): stroll through Cannon Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Column.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip builder site .

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Cannon Beach by combination of bus and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. August in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Portland.

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Parks Nature Beaches

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Astoria
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
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Columbia River Maritime Museum

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Multnomah Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portland online holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Pittock Mansion
Pittock Mansion

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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 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Rim Dr and then contemplate the long history of Rim Village.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Portland to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bend.

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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Village ©
Rim Village

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at High Desert Museum and then tee off at Sunriver Resort. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Drake Park and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bend day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bend can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to John Day.

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Smith Rock State Park, Sunriver Resort
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Sunriver Resort ©
Sunriver Resort

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John Day

John Day ©
John Day is a city located about 2mi north of Canyon City in Grant County, Oregon, at the intersection of U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the activities along John Day River and then take an in-depth tour of Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the John Day trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Bend to John Day takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 55°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boise.

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Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum ©
Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum

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Boise

Boise
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): wander the streets of Hyde Park, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary Site, and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, then examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, then do a tasting at Ste. Chapelle Winery, and finally appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Memorial.

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

You can drive from John Day to Boise in 3.5 hours. Traveling from John Day to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boise when traveling from John Day in August, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Shoshone.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

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Ste. Chapelle Winery, Warhawk Air Museum
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Boise River Greenbelt
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary Site ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary Site
Ste. Chapelle Winery ©
Ste. Chapelle Winery

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Shoshone

Shoshone ©
Shoshone is the county seat and largest city of Lincoln County, Idaho, United States. On the 19th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Minidoka Internment, trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

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You can drive from Boise to Shoshone in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boise in August; daily highs in Shoshone reach 86°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Shoshone

Parks Trails Outdoors

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Twin Falls, Minidoka Internment
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shoshone to Grand Teton National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Boulder.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a stroll around Dairy Arts Center, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at National Center for Atmospheric Research - NCAR, explore the striking landscape at Flatirons, and then shop like a local with Pearl Street Mall.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Boulder road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Boulder in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

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Estes Park
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Pearl Street Mall
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Dairy Arts Center
Dairy Arts Center

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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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Boulder to Denver in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

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