11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Woodland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Bay City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Hood and Little Zigzag Falls. Get outdoors at Silver Falls State Park and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Go for a jaunt from Portland to Silverton to see Oregon Garden about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary builder website .

Detroit to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Portland is minus 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Woodland.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Hood, Silver Falls State Park, Oregon Garden, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Little Zigzag Falls
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park

few
hours
Woodland

Woodland ©
Woodland is a city in Clark and Cowlitz counties in the State of Washington. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens.

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You can drive from Portland to Woodland in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Woodland are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Woodland

#Parks
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Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens ©
Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Relax by the water at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hug Point State Park and Bronze Coast Gallery. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's more to do: take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge and appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria visit planner .

Traveling by car from Woodland to Astoria takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Woodland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Bay City.

Things to do in Astoria

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Astoria-Megler Bridge ©
Astoria-Megler Bridge

4
nights
Bay City

Bay City ©
Bay City is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Popular historic sites such as Cape Meares Lighthouse and Tillamook Air Museum are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manzanita Beach and Bayocean Peninsula County Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bay City: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Depoe Bay) and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, look for gifts at Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and identify plant and animal life at Kilchis Point Reserve.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bay City trip builder .

You can drive from Astoria to Bay City in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Bay City. In August in Bay City, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bay City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tillamook, Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

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