10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Troutdale
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Ferry + Foot + Bus + Ferry:  6 h
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
6
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Chicago

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Troutdale

Troutdale ©
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Troutdale driving holiday planner.

Chicago to Troutdale is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Troutdale due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Troutdale when traveling from Chicago in June, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Troutdale

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Troutdale to Cannon Beach takes 2 hours. Traveling from Troutdale in June, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Ramona Falls Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Timberline Lodge planning site.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Timberline Lodge in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in June: highs in Timberline Lodge hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Mt. Hood National Forest, Ramona Falls Trail
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, and take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Timberline Lodge to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Timberline Lodge in June, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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night
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 3rd (Fri), get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, then witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Friday Harbor, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor by combination of ferry and bus takes about 6 hours. In July in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
American Camp ©
American Camp

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle route planner.

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Beaches
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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