14 days in Pacific Northwest & Monterey Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest & Monterey Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 5 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find maps and tourist information, read Seattle attractions planner.

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 74°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

1
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and finally hike along Forest Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping

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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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, trek along Second Beach Trail, and stroll through High Divide.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park online travel route planner.

Getting from Portland to Olympic National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portland in June, with highs in Olympic National Park at 66°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. When in Monterey, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately Moss Landing away. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, hike along Scenic Road Walkway, and contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Monterey online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Monterey takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Monterey are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Golf

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