15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Bus
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Sequim
— 1 night
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Portland
— 4 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: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder website.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, then trek along Trail of the Shadows, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip builder.

Getting from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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: stroll through Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, trek along Sol Duc Falls, and explore the activities along Hoh River.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park journey builder website.

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Sequim.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

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Sequim

Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Purple Haze Lavender Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at The Lavender Connection, then relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sequim Pioneer Memorial Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sequim road trip app.

Traveling by bus from Olympic National Park to Sequim takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sequim are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Wetlands Preserve. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, stroll through Manzanita Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip website.

You can drive from Sequim to Cannon Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips