23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Raleigh
— 6 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Hood River
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
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Ashland
— 3 nights

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Get out of town with these interesting Raleigh side-trips: Durham (Golden Belt Historic District, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, &more) and Conservators Center (in Burlington). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, examine the collection at North Carolina Museum of History, walk around Pullen Park, and identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Raleigh trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Raleigh. In June, daytime highs in Raleigh are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham

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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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks), Silver Falls State Park (in Drake Crossing) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, and stroll around Forest Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

You can fly from Raleigh to Portland in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Raleigh to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Raleigh in June; daily highs in Portland reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Column, learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip planner.

Drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam, and then immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek State Park. On your second day here, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, relax in the rural setting at Hood River Lavender Farms, and then examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hood River trip app.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Hood River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Astoria in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Hood River, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam

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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 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park and then take a memorable drive along Rim Dr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Rim Village Visitor Center, trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, then head off the coast to Wizard Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls.

Plan a Crater Lake National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hood River to Crater Lake National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Hood River in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ashland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Wizard Island ©
Wizard Island

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Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): walk around Lithia Park, then explore the world behind art at Schneider Museum of Art, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Rogue Creamery Dairy Farm, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center, then explore the activities along Rogue River, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Ashland.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ashland trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Ashland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Ashland are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Adventure · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park
Oregon Shakespeare Festival ©
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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