10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee, Florida
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Tram + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tallahassee, Florida

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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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planning app .

Tallahassee to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to Portland is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tallahassee in June, with highs in Portland at 77°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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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 (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mike Miller Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Portland to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in June, things will get slightly colder in Newport: highs are around 61°F and lows about 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mike Miller Park
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

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nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Step out of the city life by going to Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Fort Stevens State Park. Let the collections at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria journey planner .

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Astoria are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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nights
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 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

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You can drive from Astoria to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

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

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at The Whale Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Island Studios, admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Friday Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 48°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

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