20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Wilsonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
bus + ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

3
nights
Portland

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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, stroll through Oregon Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planner.

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Portland. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in March; daily highs in Portland reach 57°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Cannon Beach is known for nature, beaches, museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, stop by Beach Books, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seaside Aquarium.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Wilsonville.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seaside, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

2
nights
Wilsonville

Wilsonville ©
Wilsonville is a city primarily in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): look for gifts at Bergstrom Wines, look for gifts at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, then do a tasting at Carlton Winemakers Studio, then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Ponzi Wine Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Falls State Park and then don't miss a visit to The Gordon House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilsonville trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Wilsonville in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Wilsonville are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Wilsonville

Wineries Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Silverton, Newberg, Ponzi Wine Bar, Carlton Winemakers Studio, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Carlton Winemakers Studio ©
Carlton Winemakers Studio
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park online trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wilsonville to Mount Rainier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

4
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 Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, explore the striking landscape at Olympic Peninsula, and explore the activities along Lake Cushman.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Washington State, Quinault Big Spruce Tree
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge

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.
Dedicate the 27th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and work some fitness into your day at Discovery Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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