15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pittock Mansion and Mount Angel Abbey. Your inner history buff will appreciate Columbia River Highway and Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Mount Angel (Queen of Angels Monastery & St. Mary's Catholic Church), Whiskey Hill Winery & Postlewait's Vineyards (in Canby) and Crown Point State Scenic Corridor (in Corbett). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Northwest (Nob Hill), admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, and make a trip to McLean House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Portland is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Portland. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, expect nights in Portland to be much colder, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vancouver, Mount Angel, Crown Point State Scenic Corridor, Whiskey Hill Winery & Postlewait's Vineyards, McLean House
Highlights from your plan
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Clatsop National Memorial and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Get a sense of the local culture at Tillamook Air Museum and Tillamook Rock Light. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: North Head Lighthouse (in Ilwaco) and Astoria (Lightship Columbia & Astoria Column). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach visit site .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Astoria, Lewis & Clark Salt Works, Tillamook Air Museum, North Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
On the 21st (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Timberline Lodge online itinerary builder .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Timberline Lodge in 3 hours. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Timberline Lodge, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Mt. Hood National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

5
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.
Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and Saint James Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tahoma National Cemetery (in Kent) and Jimi Hendrix Grave Site (in Renton). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip planning app .

You can drive from Timberline Lodge to Seattle in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Jimi Hendrix Grave Site, Tahoma National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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