11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Ferry to Fifth at Ocean, Bus to Government at Belleville, Ferry to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle

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.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then pick up some local products at Pike Place Market.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning site.

Jacksonville to Seattle is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jacksonville in June, with highs in Seattle at 74°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Beaches · Parks

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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 20th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at American Camp and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Friday Harbor hover around 69°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of the city life by going to Ruby Beach and Olympic National Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hurricane Ridge and Ozette Loop Hike. Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Quinault Big Spruce Tree, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, hike along Sol Duc Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park takes 7 hours. In June, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Timberline Lodge

Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
On the 24th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Kiyokawa Family Orchards, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Timberline Lodge road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Timberline Lodge with the Route module. When traveling from Olympic National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Timberline Lodge: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Cedar Wetlands Preserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Timberline Lodge to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. When traveling from Timberline Lodge in June, plan for little chillier days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Portland

City of Roses

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Portland holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip