22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Newport News
+3
Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  11​h
1
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Sequim
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
7
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  9​h 15​min
End: Newport News

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence tour planning app .

Newport News to Florence is an approximately 11-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport News to Florence is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newport News in June, you will find days in Florence are cooler (65°F), and nights are little chillier (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thor's Well
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Siuslaw River Bridge ©
Siuslaw River Bridge

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then look for gifts at Cannon Beach Bookstore.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach day trip planning app .

Drive from Florence to Cannon Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and Portland Children's Museum. Dedicate the 28th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, have some family-friendly fun at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, and see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portland tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (77°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River attractions planner .

You can drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Bridge of the Gods
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore Sequim's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Second Beach Trail, & more). There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of B&B Family Farm.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sequim driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hood River to Sequim by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Hood River in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sequim: highs are around 70°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm

1
night
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 6th (Sat): examine the collection at The Whale Museum and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): get outside with Springtide Paddlesports and then find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan.

Plan a Friday Harbor trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Sequim to Friday Harbor by combination of car and ferry takes about 7 hours. July in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

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.
Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Dedicate the 12th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online vacation planner .

You can fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in an hour. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Seattle. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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