17 days in Seattle & Oregon Itinerary

17 days in Seattle & Oregon Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Ashland
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Hood River
— 1 night
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Seattle — 5 nights

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 out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: B&B Family Farm (in Sequim) and Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Seattle is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul to Seattle, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ashland.
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Ashland — 1 night

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ashland tour builder website.

You can fly from Seattle to Ashland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Ashland to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.
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Crater Lake National Park — 1 night

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 (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park visit site.

Getting from Ashland to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Crater Lake National Park sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.
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Bend — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Falls Creek Trail to Green Lake, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore the activities along Deschutes River. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deschutes National Forest and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bend journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July: high temperatures in Bend hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hood River.
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Hood River — 1 night

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Bend to Hood River in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Hood River: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.
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Portland — 3 nights

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.
Dedicate the 21st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, walk around Hoyt Arboretum, and identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Icefire Glassworks. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach day trip tool.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Oregon travel guide

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A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.
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