16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  23​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Appreciate the collections at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Icefire Glassworks. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Shallon Winery in Astoria, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, stroll through Manzanita Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cannon Beach is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Cannon Beach at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

3
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.
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Adelsheim Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Live Laugh Love Art and Portland Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner), Carlton (Carlton Winemakers Studio & K&M Wines) and Newberg (Bravuro Cellars & Natalies Estate Winery). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Portland are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Newberg, Carlton, Columbia River Highway, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Springhouse Cellar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Fire Museum in City Hall (in The Dalles) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, view the masterpieces at Art on Oak, and snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hood River online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -1°C in Hood River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Dalles, Cascade Locks, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Idiot's Grace
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pike Place Market and The Museum of Flight. Museum-lovers will get to explore Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of Glass. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Union Station, Washington State History Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Hood River to Seattle by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hood River in December, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tacoma
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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