13 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

13 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to William R Fairchild International Airport, Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport

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Portland

— 1 night

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 14th (Tue): make a trip to Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planning website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Portland is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 4 hours. While traveling from San Juan, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping

Hood River

— 2 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then get impressive views of Mount Hood. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, and then hike along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Hood River trip itinerary builder app.

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 September, plan for little chillier days in Hood River, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, then take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, then delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, and then trek along Paradise Loop.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Hood River to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Hood River in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seattle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in September since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, then stroll through Ruby Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Merriman Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around 67°F and lows about 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip