10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest holiday maker

Make it your trip
— 1 night
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Anacortes, Bus to Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
— 1 night
Fly to Charlotte, Train to Greensboro



— 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seahurst Beach Park, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, then explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

Greensboro to Seattle is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Greensboro in June, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, stop by Serendipity the used book place, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip itinerary site.

Getting from Seattle to Friday Harbor by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Friday Harbor at 69°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ruby Beach and Rialto Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. June in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach. In June, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips


— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Thu), hike along Forest Park and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Portland journey builder website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping