14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
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Ferry to Fifth at Ocean, Bus to Government at Belleville, Ferry to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Train
5
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Portland
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle online driving holiday planner.

Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Houston in July, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 29th (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 74°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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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: hike along Hurricane Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Storm King.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park attractions planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Friday Harbor to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, trek along Skyline Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. When traveling from Olympic National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Hood River.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hood River road trip website.

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Hood River in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hood River, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll through Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, and finally trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Hood River to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in August, things will get little chillier in Cannon Beach: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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 7th (Fri), trek along Oneonta Gorge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then hike along Forest Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden. On your second day here, trek along Wildwood Trail and then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips