15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Train to Kelso/Longview Amtrak Station, Bus to Astoria
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Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bend
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along Mowich Lake, then trek along Tolmie Peak Trail, then hike along Paradise Loop, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Longmire Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint, get outside with Reflection Lakes, then hike along Snow Lake Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls.

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Houston to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Mount Rainier National Park. While traveling from Houston, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Mount Rainier National Park, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Mount Rainier National Park

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burroughs Mountain Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonderland Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, then hike along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nisqually Vista Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Reflection Lakes, then examine the collection at Longmire Museum, then hike along Trail of the Shadows, and finally trek along Naches Peak Loop Trail.

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You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Astoria.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Step out of the city life by going to Astoria Oregon Riverwalk and Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seaside Beach and Battery Russell. There's still lots to do: hike along Cathedral Tree Trail, examine the collection at Oregon Film Museum, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Surging Waves, and look for all kinds of wild species at Twilight Eagle Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Mount Rainier National Park to Astoria takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Astoria, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore hidden gems such as Seal Rock State Wayside and Agate Beach State Recreation Site. Take a break from the city and head to Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center and Yachats State Park. Take a break from Newport with a short trip to Smelt Sands State Park in Yachats, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Don & Ann Davis Park, examine the collection at The Wax Works, appreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary, and admire the majestic nature at Lost Creek State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Bend

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 2nd (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, then head outdoors with RiverStone Adventures, then hike along Oregon Badlands Wilderness Trails, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Little Cultus Lake. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Shevlin Park, take in the awesome beauty at South Sister, then hit the slopes at Oregon Trail of Dreams, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Deschutes Brewery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bend holiday maker site.

Drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Newport in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Bend: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails