22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Hood River
— 2 nights
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Redmond
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour (in North Plains) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, hike along Wildwood Trail, and get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Reno to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Reno, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour, Multnomah Falls
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Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour ©
Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and finally trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip app.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Cedar Wetlands Preserve
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 5th (Mon), explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then head outdoors with Big Winds, then take a memorable tour with Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour, and finally admire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Hood River day trip planning 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 67°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Starvation Creek State Park, Fire Museum in City Hall, Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

1
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Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll around Sam Johnson Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, and then shake up your sightseeing with Chockstone Climbing Guides.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Redmond trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hood River to Redmond in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hood River in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Redmond, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Redmond

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Chockstone Climbing Guides
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Chockstone Climbing Guides ©
Chockstone Climbing Guides
Sam Johnson Park ©
Sam Johnson Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Christine Falls Viewpoint, hike along Trail of the Shadows, then hike along Skyline Trail, and finally get outside with Reflection Lakes. On your second day here, trek along Burroughs Mountain Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redmond to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Redmond in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 42°F in Mount Rainier National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Quinault (Merriman Falls & Quinault Big Spruce Tree). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest, hike along Hoh River Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

Find out how to plan Olympic National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Quinault
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

2
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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 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Lavendera Massage. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Obstruction Pass State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor takes 7 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Obstruction Pass State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

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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.
Step out of Seattle to go to Everett and see High Trek Adventures & Ziplines, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, examine the collection at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In October in Seattle, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Puget Sound Express, High Trek Adventures & Ziplines
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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