19 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

19 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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19 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
6
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
7
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Dubai

3
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Seattle is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Dubai to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Seattle: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

Discover how to plan a Yachats trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yachats in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Yachats sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Oregon Coast Hwy
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria Column, & more) and Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Hood River side-trips: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Kiyokawa Family Orchards (in Parkdale). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, walk around Port Marina Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hood River journey maker website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Kiyokawa Family Orchards, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mt. Hood National Forest
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portland route maker app .

Take a bus from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Room Escape Games
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 3rd (Sun), hike along Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portland in November since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

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nights
Olympic National Park

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.
Step out of Olympic National Park with an excursion to Swain's General Store in Port Angeles--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Swain's General Store
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

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