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
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + ferry:  6​h
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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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 18th (Sun): get outside with Portland Timbers and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip maker website .

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. Traveling from Newark in August, Portland is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then stroll through Cannon Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach travel planning app .

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, Cannon Beach is little chillier than Portland - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

2
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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.
Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Sol Duc Falls. There's much more to do: stroll through Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and hike along Murhut Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip planning app .

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. August in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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day
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 24th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Friday Harbor fast, fun, and easy.

You can ride a ferry from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. In August in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

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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 25th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, and finally explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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