29 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

29 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Spokane
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Hood River
— 4 nights
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Astoria
— 4 nights
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Yachats
— 2 nights

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Change things up with a short trip to Perkins House in Colfax (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at Mica Moon Zip Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Entertainment, and learn about winemaking at Barrister Winery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Spokane vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Amarillo to Spokane is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Amarillo to Spokane due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in October; daily highs in Spokane reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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Garden
Manito Park
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Room Escape Game
Escape Entertainment
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Seattle

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.
Dedicate the 23rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Spokane in October since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries

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Space Needle
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Pike Place Market
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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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, admire all the interesting features of Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, stroll through Sol Duc Falls, and kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park day trip website.

Getting from Seattle to Olympic National Park by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Olympic National Park, with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Ruby Beach
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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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Adelsheim Vineyard (in Newberg) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Dedicate the 1st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and relax in the rural setting at Roloff Farms.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Portland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Olympic National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge), Kiyokawa Family Orchards (in Parkdale) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hood River road trip planning site.

Getting from Portland to Hood River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hood River, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, &more) and Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, stroll through Astoria Column, and see the interesting displays at Hanthorn Cannery Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Astoria online route maker.

Getting from Hood River to Astoria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Astoria, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
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State Park
Ecola State Park
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Beach
Cannon Beach
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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and finally cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yachats tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Astoria to Yachats by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

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