18 days in Portland, Hood River & Seattle Itinerary

18 days in Portland, Hood River & Seattle Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Portland
— 2 nights
2
Hood River
— 9 nights
3
Seattle
— 6 nights

2
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pearl District as well as Food Tours. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then wander the streets of Pearl District. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portland day trip tool.

Durham to Portland is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In April, Portland is a bit cooler than Durham - with highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Pearl District ©
Pearl District
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

9
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Mount Hood to your itinerary. When in Hood River, make a side trip to see Maryhill Winery in Goldendale, approximately Goldendale away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards, and sample the tasty concoctions at Full Sail Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Hood River trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Hood River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in April, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 58°F. You'll set off for Seattle on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Hood River

Wineries · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Maryhill Winery
Highlights from your plan
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Marchesi Vineyards ©
Marchesi Vineyards

6
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 in touch with nature at Lower Big Quilcene Trail and Mount Ellinor. For shopping fun, head to Pike Place Market or Elliott Bay Book Company. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Mt Si (in North Bend) and Mount Walker (in Olympic National Park). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Discovery Park, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle visit planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Mt Si
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor

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