7 days in Crater Lake National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Redwood National Park
— 4 nights


Crater Lake National Park — 2 nights

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 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, hike along Cleetwood Cove Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Plaikni Falls, and finally steep yourself in history at Rim Village Visitor Center.

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Portland to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to Redwood National Park.
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Redwood National Park — 4 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Redwood National Park and Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Enderts Beach and Trinidad State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Redwood National Park side-trips: Trees of Mystery (in Klamath), Trillium Falls Hike (in Orick) and Arcata Community Forest (in Arcata).

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You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in May, you will find days in Redwood National Park are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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