11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
train + bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 3 nights
End: Portland

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Puget Sound Express - Day Trips, Candere Cruising, Puget Sound Express Whale Watching, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get a new perspective on things with Candere Cruising, go all around town with Shutter Tours - Day Tours, then see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express - Day Trips, then identify plant and animal life at Puget Sound Express Whale Watching, and finally admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station, stop by Glasshouse Studio, then take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Seattle. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Puget Sound Express, Puget Sound Express, Seahurst Beach Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park
The star attraction of Mt.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park journey maker app .

Traveling by train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 50°F. On the 10th (Mon), you're off toAstoria.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Astoria Sunday Market. On the 10th (Mon), look for gifts at Astoria Sunday Market and then take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally explore and take pictures at Astoria Column.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Olympic National Park to Astoria takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Don Nisbett Art Gallery, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Japanese American Historical Plaza, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Pearl District, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the geological forces at Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, then wander the streets of Pearl District, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Japanese American Historical Plaza, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at HOOK'EM UP Guide Service.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 56°F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Transportation Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument
Highlights from your plan
Japanese American Historical Plaza ©
Japanese American Historical Plaza
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©

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