10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle sightseeing planning website.

Minneapolis to Seattle is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Seattle is minus 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 1st (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Paradise Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park online journey maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in May, Mount Rainier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Nature · Parks

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): hike along Second Beach Trail and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls, then admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Olympic National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

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 Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette) and Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, gain insight at Portland State University, and get outside with Portland Timbers.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Portland vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Portland. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in June; daily highs in Portland reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips