10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Newark

1
night
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 1st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden and then view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally hike along Forest Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary maker app.

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Portland due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in Portland at 77°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Live Laugh Love Art
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

3
nights
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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge, hike along Second Beach Trail, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
High Divide ©
High Divide

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night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, then hike along Skyline Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in Seattle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market