11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bellingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
End: Seattle

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.
Get some cultural insight at Live Laugh Love Art and Northwest (Nob Hill). Get outdoors at Oneonta Gorge and Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Oregon Historical Society, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tabor Park, and make a trip to Alberta Street.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland itinerary app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Portland. May in Portland sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, Live Laugh Love Art, Oneonta Gorge
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Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in May, you will find days in Cannon Beach are slightly colder (62°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

2
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.
On the 30th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, then examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip app .

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 May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
You'll explore and learn at Mindport and Museum of Northwest Art. Get outdoors at Chain Lakes Loop and South Bay Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellingham: Little Mountain Park (in Mount Vernon), Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum (in La Conner) and Heritage Flight Museum (in Burlington). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Interurban Trail and contemplate the waterfront views at Zuanich Point Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bellingham trip tool .

You can drive from Seattle to Bellingham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bellingham are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

La Conner, Heritage Flight Museum, Little Mountain Park
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Little Mountain Park ©
Little Mountain Park
Museum of Northwest Art ©
Museum of Northwest Art

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
On the 3rd (Mon), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seattle online route planner .

You can drive from Bellingham to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards ©
Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards

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