31 days in Nashville & Pacific Northwest Itinerary

31 days in Nashville & Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Nashville
— 7 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Ashland
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Long Beach
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cascade Hollow Distilling Co., Home of George Dickel and Distillery Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Southern Charm (in Bell Buckle), Franklin (Jim Warren Park & Carter House) and Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville online holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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5
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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 hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Beer Tastings & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine Serene (in Dayton), Bravuro Cellars (in Newberg) and Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

Before you visit Portland, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Portland takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in May: high temperatures in Portland hover around 70°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Ashland.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Winery / Vineyard
Domaine Serene
4.5
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.9

2
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Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the activities along Rogue River, learn about winemaking at Dana Campbell Vineyards, and then walk around Lithia Park. Here are some ideas for day two: catch a live performance at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and then take a memorable excursion with Indigo Creek Outfitters.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ashland day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Ashland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ashland, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

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Lithia Park
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Dana Campbell Vineyards
4.7

2
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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric. On the next day, cruise along Otter Crest Loop, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Newport travel route planning tool.

Getting from Ashland to Newport by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ashland in May: highs in Newport hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Long Beach.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Beach
Cannon Beach
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
4.8

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Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park, cruise along Long Beach, and then stroll through Long Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then stroll through Astoria Column, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Long Beach travel route planner.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Long Beach in an hour. In May in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Beach
Long Beach
4.4

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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.
Visit Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Merriman Falls about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls, trek along Murhut Falls, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Long Beach to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Beach
Ruby Beach
4.8
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Beach
Rialto Beach
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Scenic Drive
Hurricane Ridge
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alki Beach and Kerry Park. Dedicate the 29th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the landmark architecture of Seattle Public Library, and explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in May, with highs in Seattle at 68°F and lows at 52°F. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Tours · Wineries
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Must see
Pike Place Market
4.3
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Beach
Alki Beach
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.8

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