10 days in Oregon & Seattle Itinerary

10 days in Oregon & Seattle Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Bend
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Timberline Lodge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

1
day
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bend trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Phoenix to Bend is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Bend, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in July, things will get much colder in Bend: highs are around 85°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Wildlife Museums
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site, then admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Timberline Lodge trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bend to Timberline Lodge. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Timberline Lodge: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Portland.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Mount Hood, Wildwood Recreation Site, Little Zigzag Falls
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portland By Segway as well as Cycle Portland Bike Tours & Rentals. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pittock Mansion and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip planner .

Getting from Timberline Lodge to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Portland, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, St. Mary's Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, indulge your taste buds at Seaside Candyman, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Astoria trip planner .

You can drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Candyman
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

2
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.
You've now added Road Dog Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): savor a delicious cup with Road Dog Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then contemplate the long history of West Point Lighthouse, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Picnic Point Park. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Astoria in July: highs in Seattle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Picnic Point Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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