15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip planner

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Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yachats
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and walk around Discovery Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online holiday planner.

Washington DC to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Seattle are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

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Yachats

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Yachats is known for scenic drive, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Little Log Church, and explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn.

Plan trip to Yachats with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Seattle to Yachats in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Yachats can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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 8th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Portland sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Art on Oak, then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tom McCall Nature Preserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hood River online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in March: highs in Hood River hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip