14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest route planner

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bandon
— 1 night
Drive
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 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.
Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Discover Nature in Lakewood--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning app.

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In April in Seattle, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. On the next day, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

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You can drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, then get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, and finally deepen your understanding at Portland State University. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, shop like a local with Northwest (Nob Hill), then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

1
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Bandon

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 8th (Thu), trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquille Point, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park.

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You can drive from Portland to Bandon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Portland in April, expect nights in Bandon to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

1
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Timberline Lodge

Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Kiyokawa Family Orchards, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then take in the awesome beauty at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Timberline Lodge trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Timberline Lodge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Timberline Lodge, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge. Change things up with a short trip to Merriman Falls in Quinault (about 1 hour away). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Second Beach Trail, stroll through Ozette Loop Hike, explore the activities along Hoh River, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Timberline Lodge to Olympic National Park. In April, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip