10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
3
Newport
— 2 nights
4
Bend
— 2 nights

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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 27th (Fri): wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online itinerary builder.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Trails

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

3
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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Cape Meares Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, admire the sheer force of Young River Falls, and learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Astoria itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Astoria are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Cape Meares Lighthouse
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, and then kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, thenidentify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mike Miller Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newport day trip tool.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Mike Miller Park, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, hike along Lava Cast Forest Trail, and then stroll through Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bend trip maker website.

Drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Newport in October since evenings lows in Bend dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lava Cast Forest Trail, Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Newberry National Volcanic Monument
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint

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