14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + Foot:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
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.
Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Museums Shopping
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step out of Cannon Beach with an excursion to Garibaldi Museum in Garibaldi--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Garibaldi Museum, Three Capes Scenic Drive, Manzanita Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge), Multnomah Falls (in Troutdale) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, learn about winemaking at Springhouse Cellar, identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and explore and take pictures at Hood River County Fruit Loop.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Hood River online travel route planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
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4
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip maker app .

Drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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