10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Silverton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Cincinnati

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books and then contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cincinnati to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in June, things will get slightly colder in Portland: highs are around 77°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Vancouver, Columbia River Highway
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Eastbank Esplanade ©
Eastbank Esplanade
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and then take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Timberline Lodge trip planner .

Getting from Portland to Timberline Lodge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in Timberline Lodge to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Silverton.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mt. Hood National Forest
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

1
night
Silverton

Silverton ©
Silverton is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Oregon Garden, explore and take pictures at Bush's Pasture Park, then admire the natural beauty at Schreiner's Iris Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Silverton online route planner .

Drive from Timberline Lodge to Silverton in 2 hours. When traveling from Timberline Lodge in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Silverton: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tillamook.

Things to do in Silverton

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salem, St. Mary's Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Garden ©
Oregon Garden
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Bush's Pasture Park ©
Bush's Pasture Park

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, then go for a walk through Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tillamook trip planner .

Traveling by car from Silverton to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Silverton to Tillamook. When traveling from Silverton in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tillamook: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site
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Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site ©

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and then appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

Make your Astoria itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Astoria sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, Ecola State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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.
On the 11th (Tue), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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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 June: highs in Seattle hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

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