22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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22 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Port Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
7
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to High Desert Museum and Smith Rock State Park. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Newberry National Volcanic Monument, trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, take in the dramatic natural features at Balancing Rocks, and explore the activities along Deschutes River.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bend itinerary builder app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bend is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Bend due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect much colder with lows of 13°C in Bend. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Smith Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sandland Adventures and Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Yachats (Thor's Well, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, & more) and Sand Master Park (in Florence). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, and explore the galleries of Hatfield Marine Science Center.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newport online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bend in July, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Florence
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ecola State Park and Fort Stevens State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (in Cannon Beach) and Seaside Inverted Experience (in Seaside). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Columbia River Maritime Museum, identify plant and animal life at Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, and appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Astoria online trip maker .

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Astoria hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

3
nights
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Angeles: Olympic National Park (Sol Duc Falls, Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, and shop like a local with Washington Lavender.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Angeles trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Port Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, B&B Family Farm
Highlights from your plan
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore hidden gems such as Mount Rainier and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Go for a jaunt from Mount Rainier National Park to Easton to see Snoqualmie Pass Train Tunnel about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, hike along Nisqually Vista Loop, and stroll through Trail of the Shadows.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip maker .

Fly from Port Angeles to Mount Rainier National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Pass Train Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Reflection Lakes ©
Reflection Lakes

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Snoqualmie Falls and Kerry Park. Step out of Seattle to go to Tacoma and see Point Defiance Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Point Defiance Park, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

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nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at The Whale Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Springtide Paddlesports and then find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Theme Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

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