21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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21 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
2
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bend
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Vienna

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll through Kerry Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

Vienna, Austria to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Seattle is minus 9 hours. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Crescent Lake. Take a break from the city and head to Sol Duc Falls and Olympic National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Second Beach Trail, take in the waterfront at Port Angeles City Pier, and relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Angeles tour planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Port Angeles in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Port Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, B&B Family Farm
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

4
nights
Bend

Bend ©
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.
Visiting High Desert Museum and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Trail to Benham Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, Head underground at Lava River Cave, and take a peaceful walk through Shevlin Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bend travel route planner.

Getting from Port Angeles to Bend by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Angeles in July, expect nights in Bend to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Smith Rock State Park, Trail to Benham Falls
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore hidden gems such as Columbia River Maritime Museum and Astoria Column. We've included these beaches for you: Cannon Beach and Long Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Bronze Coast Gallery & Ecola State Park). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Young River Falls, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and stop by Beach Books.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Astoria takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and tram. While traveling from Bend, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Long Beach, Beach Books
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get interesting insight from Sandland Adventures and then immerse yourself in nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Heceta Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Astoria to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Take a break from the city and head to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Relax by the water at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Thor's Well, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Seal Rock State Wayside, stop by The Chocolate Frog, and visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport journey planner .

Drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Lincoln City Glass Center, Seal Rock State Wayside, The Chocolate Frog
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