10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip itinerary builder

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive

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Seattle

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hike along Snoqualmie Falls, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and then browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Puget Sound Express, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Seattle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Lake Crescent. Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Beach and Sol Duc Falls. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and admire all the interesting features of Hurricane Ridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Olympic National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Astoria

— 3 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Take a break from the city and head to Cannon Beach and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Ecola State Park. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column and admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Astoria with the Route module. In October in Astoria, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Newport

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with Marine Discovery Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

Plan trip to Newport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Astoria to Newport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife