10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary maker .

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Seattle. Traveling from Philadelphia in March, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 56°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Astoria
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

4
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.
Step out of Portland with an excursion to Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Mosier--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland attractions planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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