11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Carlton Winemakers Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Winter's Hill Estate (in Dayton) and Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, wander the streets of Ladd's Addition, stop by Powell's City of Books, and see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland online journey planner .

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 77°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Carlton Winemakers Studio, Winter's Hill Estate, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Fire Museum in City Hall (in The Dalles) and Mt. Hood National Forest (in Welches). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and learn about winemaking at Springhouse Cellar.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hood River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for slightly colder days in Hood River, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Dalles, Mt. Hood National Forest, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach itinerary planner.

Drive from Hood River to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Hood River in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

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You can drive from Cannon Beach to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
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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

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