31 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

31 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Bandon
— 3 nights
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Yachats
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Hood River
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Bandon

— 3 nights
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Shore Acres State Park, &more). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, kick back and relax at Bandon State Park, play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and take an in-depth tour of Bandon Historical Society Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Bandon tour planner.

Nashville to Bandon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Bandon. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bandon, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Yachats

— 3 nights
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Step out of Yachats to go to Florence and see Heceta Beach, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, stroll through Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and explore and take pictures at Oregon Coast Hwy.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yachats tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bandon to Yachats in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Cannon Beach is known for nature, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, stroll through Cannon Beach, and cruise along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Yachats to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hood River

— 4 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Summit Ski Area (in Government Camp), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek State Park, make a trip to The Dalles Murals, and stroll around Port Marina Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip builder site.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Portland

— 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee). Dedicate the 17th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and do a tasting at Willamette Valley Vineyards.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Hood River to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 5 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of Olympic National Park with an excursion to Merriman Falls in Quinault--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Storm King.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Olympic National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in April: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Seattle

— 6 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Discover Nature in Mount Rainier National Park (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle with the Route module. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip