21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Brussels
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Underwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
shuttle + tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
Brussels

4
days
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.
Dedicate the 17th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo.

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Brussels, Belgium to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step out of Cannon Beach to go to Astoria and see Fort Stevens State Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and stop by Beach Books.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip generator.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Cannon Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Stevens State Park, Beach Books
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

4
days
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and stroll through Laurelhurst Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland travel itinerary creator.

You can take a bus from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Underwood.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo
Oregon Zoo

1
day
Underwood

Underwood ©
Underwood is an unincorporated community in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Apple Valley Country Store, then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Underwood travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Portland to Underwood takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Underwood, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Underwood

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Apple Valley Country Store, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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2
days
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery and then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier and then trek along Skyline Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Underwood to Mount Rainier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

5
days
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, hike along Second Beach Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olympic Peninsula, and kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Quinault Big Spruce Tree, Olympic Peninsula
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park

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