16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

16 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest planner

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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Hood River
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Columbia River Maritime Museum and Icefire Glassworks. Step out of Cannon Beach to go to Astoria and see Shallon Winery, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach travel planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cannon Beach is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cannon Beach is minus 16 hours. In December, Cannon Beach is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 11°C and lows of 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 · Beaches

Side Trips

Portland

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Willamette Valley Vineyards and Portland Art Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Live Laugh Love Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Newberg (Bravuro Cellars, Adelsheim Vineyard, &more), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Carlton (Carlton Winemakers Studio & K&M Wines). The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books and contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Portland, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Hood River

— 3 nights
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 Art on Oak. Get a sense of the local culture at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Fire Museum in City Hall. Go for a jaunt from Hood River to Cascade Locks to see Bonneville Lock & Dam about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, and see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hood River travel planning tool.

You can drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hood River when traveling from Portland in December, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seattle

— 5 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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Pike Place Market and Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Union Station, Washington State History Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Kerry Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hood River in December, with highs in Seattle at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip