13 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

13 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Ashford
— 3 nights
3
Rhododendron
— 2 nights
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
5
Portland
— 2 nights

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

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Midland to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Midland to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Midland in September, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Ashford.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Seahurst Beach Park
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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Ashford

Ashford ©
Ashford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): trek along Trail of the Shadows, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Box Canyon Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint, thenhike along Snow Lake Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Recycled spirits of iron, Sculpture.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ashford road trip planning app.

You can drive from Seattle to Ashford in 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in September, Ashford is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rhododendron.

Things to do in Ashford

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Box Canyon Loop ©
Box Canyon Loop
Christine Falls Viewpoint ©
Christine Falls Viewpoint

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Rhododendron

Rhododendron ©
Rhododendron is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Recreation Site and then hike along Salmon River Trail. On the next day, hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and then take a peaceful walk through Ramona Falls Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rhododendron travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ashford to Rhododendron takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ashford in September since evenings lows in Rhododendron dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Rhododendron

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Welches, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Willamette National Forest
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Salmon River Trail ©
Salmon River Trail
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Willamette National Forest ©
Willamette National Forest

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 17th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, thenlook for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery, thensample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Drive from Rhododendron to Cannon Beach in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rhododendron in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cannon Beach, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll around Forest Park, admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Woodburn Premium Outlets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, thenlearn about winemaking at Domaine Serene, and then learn about winemaking at Winter's Hill Estate.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in September, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dayton, Woodburn Premium Outlets
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Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Domaine Serene ©
Domaine Serene
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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