8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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North Cascades National Park
— 1 day
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Olympic National Park
— 1 night
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
6
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
7
Wawona
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Cascades National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Ladder Creek Falls, thenexplore and take pictures at N Cascades Hwy, and finally get great views at Diablo Lake Vista Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read North Cascades National Park route maker.

Seattle to North Cascades National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Seattle in September, North Cascades National Park is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

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North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
N Cascades Hwy ©
N Cascades Hwy
Ladder Creek Falls ©
Ladder Creek Falls

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Deer Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park journey planner.

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. September in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Deer Park ©
Deer Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Mount Rainier National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Crater Lake National Park.

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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park, and then contemplate the long history of Rim Village Visitor Center.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Mount Rainier National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or fly. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

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Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Rim Village Visitor Center ©
Rim Village Visitor Center

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Big Tree, take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

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Big Tree
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Big Tree ©
Big Tree

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Kitchen, witness a stunning natural landmark at Bumpass Hell, and then get impressive views of Lassen Peak .

To plan Lassen Volcanic National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Redwood National Park in September, plan for much warmer days in Lassen Volcanic National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and then hike along Mariposa Grove.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wawona route planner.

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Wawona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. September in Wawona sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

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Mariposa Grove
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Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and finally explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. In September in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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