16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Seattle
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Rim Dr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Garfield Peak and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park holiday planner.

Salt Lake City to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Crater Lake National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Crater Lake National Park when traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at High Desert Museum and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Peter Skene Ogden State Park, admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bend online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June, with highs in Bend at 75°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Newport holiday builder website.

Getting from Bend to Newport by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in June, you will find days in Newport are slightly colder (61°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll through Cannon Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): pick up some new knowledge with Columbia River Maritime Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, and finally snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Astoria trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Museums · Classes

Side Trip

2
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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and finally stroll around Laurelhurst Park. On your second day here, snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. There's lots more to do: stroll through Second Beach Trail, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Portland to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Alki Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Shopping