19 days in Pacific Northwest, Bryce Canyon National Park & Wyoming Itinerary

19 days in Pacific Northwest, Bryce Canyon National Park & Wyoming Itinerary

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Coos Bay
— 1 night
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Florence
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Jackson Hole
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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 1st (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Cape Arago Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park and then play a few rounds at Sunset Bay Golf Course.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coos Bay travel planner.

Philadelphia to Coos Bay is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Coos Bay, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Coos Bay, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago Lighthouse ©
Cape Arago Lighthouse
Sunset Bay Golf Course ©
Sunset Bay Golf Course

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. December in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Nature

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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 4th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Inscapes Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, and then hike along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newport trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Trails

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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then view the masterpieces at Cannon Beach Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and finally look for gifts at The Wine Shack.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
The Wine Shack ©
The Wine Shack
Cannon Beach Gallery ©
Cannon Beach Gallery

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Get some historical perspective at The Oregon Garden and The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. Step off the beaten path and head to Domaine Serene and Cape Meares Lighthouse. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Jacobsen Salt Co (in Tillamook). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Freakybuttrue Peculiarium, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Portland sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 35°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Portland

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Domaine Serene ©
Domaine Serene
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
The Oregon Garden ©
The Oregon Garden

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bryce Point and Queen's Garden Trail. Step out of Bryce Canyon National Park to go to Big Water and see Coyote Buttes, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. The adventure continues: stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, trek along Fairyland Loop Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and get great views at Sunrise Point.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Portland to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 36°F to lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Scenic Safaris, and finally learn about winemaking at Jackson Hole Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art and then get interesting insight from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

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Traveling by flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Jackson Hole takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Jackson Hole are slightly colder (26°F), and nights are about the same (7°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

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Scenic Safaris ©
Scenic Safaris
Jackson Hole Winery ©
Jackson Hole Winery
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ©
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

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