22 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

22 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Bend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Train to Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to S Myrtle St & Beacon Ave S
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Seattle
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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park, take a memorable drive along Rim Dr, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Tampa to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to Crater Lake National Park. Traveling from Tampa in July, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Crater Lake National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at High Desert Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave, admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park, then hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bend route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July; daily highs in Bend reach 85°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 14th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Nye Beach, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport road trip site.

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for colder days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and finally examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial, look for gifts at Seaside Candyman, then pick up some new knowledge with Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

2
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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Sat), explore the activities along Trillium Lake, get impressive views of Mount Hood, then admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, and finally trek along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, then explore the galleries of Maryhill Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and finally take a memorable drive along Hood River County Fruit Loop.

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Getting from Astoria to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Astoria in July, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Portland

City of Roses

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Multnomah Falls and Forest Park. Get some cultural insight at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Cape Horn Lookout (in Stevenson), Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks) and Angels Rest Trail (in Bridal Veil). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, immerse yourself in nature at Silver Falls State Park, and shop like a local with Live Laugh Love Art.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Portland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Portland sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Take a break from the city and head to Ruby Beach and Second Beach Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through Rialto Beach, hike along Sol Duc Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Portland to Olympic National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, then hike along Skyline Trail, then get outside with Reflection Lakes, and finally take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then examine the collection at The Whale Museum. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, then head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Judd Cove Preserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Friday Harbor, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

3
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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll around Kerry Park, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls, and finally admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
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.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.