17 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

17 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sequim
— 2 nights
Bus
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette) and Starvation Creek State Park (in Cascade Locks). And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and hike along Forest Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing tool.

Washington DC to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Portland at 83°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Mon), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then stroll through Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, then look for gifts at Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip planning website.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Cannon Beach are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sequim

Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Sequim Pioneer Memorial Park, relax in the rural setting at Purple Haze Lavender Farm, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, then relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, and finally experience rural life at Olympic Lavender Heritage Farm. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Soleil, then relax in the rural setting at Graysmarsh Berry Farm, and then take a tour by water with Puget Sound Express.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sequim trip planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Sequim by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sequim are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

5
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, hike along Second Beach Trail, and kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park online travel route builder.

Getting from Sequim to Olympic National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

1
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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
On the 21st (Wed), appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, then stroll through Trail of the Shadows, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. Traveling from Olympic National Park in July, you will find days in Mount Rainier National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Seattle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping