13 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

13 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

Start: Reno
bus + Fly:  4​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Sisters
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  7​h
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Reno

2
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portland journey planning app .

Reno to Portland is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Reno in September, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

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You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sisters.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Astoria Column
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

1
night
Sisters

Sisters ©
Sisters is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), admire the sheer force of Sahalie and Koosah Falls, take a memorable drive along McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, then wander the streets of City of Sisters, and finally stroll through Drake Park.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sisters online attractions planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Sisters in 4 hours. Traveling from Cannon Beach in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 33°F in Sisters. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Sisters

#Parks, #Scenic Drive, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Drake Park
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McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop ©
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop
Sahalie and Koosah Falls ©
Sahalie and Koosah Falls
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 4th (Thu), trek along Skyline Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sisters to Mount Rainier National Park. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sisters in October since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in October, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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 8th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Rim Village Visitor Center, stroll through Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then head off the coast to Wizard Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Seattle to Crater Lake National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 44°F at night. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Wizard Island ©
Wizard Island
Rim Village Visitor Center ©
Rim Village Visitor Center

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