10 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast Itinerary

10 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Bus to Portland, Fly to Spokane

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Seattle

— 4 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

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Spokane to Seattle is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally stroll through Cannon Beach.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in May: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lincoln City

— 3 nights
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Newport (Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area & Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary) and Yachats (Thor's Well, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, &more). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, and view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Lincoln City visit app.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lincoln City can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.