9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Bus:  14 h 30 min
1
Mendocino
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Crescent City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gold Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendocino Headlands State Park, then stop by Mendocino Jams & Preserves, and finally cruise along Mendocino Coast. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at B Bryan Preserve, explore the activities along Big River, and then walk around Mendocino Area Parks Association.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mendocino online road trip planner.

Philadelphia to Mendocino is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Mendocino is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, you will find days in Mendocino are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

B Bryan Preserve
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve
Mendocino Area Parks Association ©
Mendocino Area Parks Association

1
night
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 8th (Wed), trek along Stout Grove, then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Crescent City travel planning site.

Drive from Mendocino to Crescent City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mendocino in April: highs in Crescent City hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Enderts Beach
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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

1
night
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Curry Historical Museum, explore and take pictures at Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, and then kick back and relax at Myers Creek Beach.

Make your Gold Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Crescent City to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. April in Gold Beach sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, Myers Creek Beach
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Curry Historical  Museum ©
Curry Historical Museum

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip maker site.

You can drive from Gold Beach to Coos Bay in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery ©
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and finally admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get lost in a book at Multnomah County Central Library, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally walk around South Park Blocks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planning website.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Portland in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Esther Short Park
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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