11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Georgetown
Fly:  28​h
1
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 3 nights
+4
bus + train + bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Georgetown

1
night
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 17th (Mon), examine the collection at High Desert Museum and then delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Balancing Rocks, then trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Georgetown, Guyana to Bend is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Guyana Time (GYT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from Georgetown in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bend: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
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 19th (Wed): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach. On the next day, grab your bike and head to Mike Miller Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Newport sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Bend, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mike Miller Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

3
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 Cannon Beach and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seaside Inverted Experience and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Go for a jaunt from Astoria to Cannon Beach to see Ecola State Park about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column and admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria day trip website .

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
On the 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, then take in the exciting artwork at Island Studios, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Friday Harbor journey maker app .

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Astoria to Friday Harbor in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

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