3 days in Newport & Tacoma Itinerary

3 days in Newport & Tacoma Itinerary

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Newport

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A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Oregon Coast Aquarium has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newport holiday site.

Seattle to Newport is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tacoma.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Tacoma

— 1 night
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. On the 19th (Mon), snap pictures at Tacoma Narrows Bridge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Point Defiance Park, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, then trek along 5 Mile Drive & Trails, and finally make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass.

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You can drive from Newport to Tacoma in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Trails