15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
5
Brinnon
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Seattle

— 4 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Atlanta to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Seattle at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Attractions like Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, trek along Sol Duc Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sol Duc Hot Springs, and stroll through Second Beach Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and International Rose Test Garden. Go for a jaunt from Portland to Bridal Veil to see Multnomah Falls about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland online vacation maker.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Portland with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, expect Portland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brinnon.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Brinnon

— 2 nights
Brinnon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Dosewallips State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll around Scenic Beach State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Dosewallips State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brinnon tour planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Brinnon in 4 hours. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Brinnon: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brinnon

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips