32 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

32 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Astoria
— 3 nights
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Tillamook
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Bandon
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 3 nights
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Hood River
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Ruby Beach and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Joyce Depot Museum (in Joyce) and The Hardware Distillery Co. (in Hoodsport). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Rialto Beach, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King, and delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Bozeman to Olympic National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Bozeman to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bozeman in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Olympic National Park, with highs around 46°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Hurricane Ridge
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Ruby Beach
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Fort Casey State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to LeMay - America's Car Museum and West Point Lighthouse. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, approximately Tacoma away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, walk around Kerry Park, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Seattle sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Snoqualmie Falls
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Specialty Museum
LeMay - America's Car Museum
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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 some cultural insight at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Clark's Dismal Nitch for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the galleries of Tillamook Air Museum, then trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tillamook online road trip planner.

Getting from Astoria to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Tillamook Air Museum
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, then get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Newport trip builder website.

You can drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop and Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum. Heceta Head Lighthouse and Oregon Coast will appeal to history buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (in Reedsport) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, head outdoors with Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mindpower Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker.

Getting from Newport to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Popular historic sites such as Coquille River Lighthouse and Hughes Historic House are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Shore Acres State Park and Wildlife Safari. Explore Bandon's surroundings by going to South Coast Gourmet (in Port Orford) and Cape Arago State Park (in Coos Bay). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and examine the collection at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Florence to Bandon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Geologic Formation
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
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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.
High Desert Museum and Artists Gallery Sunriver will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Mt. Bachelor Ski Area and Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint. Step out of Bend to go to Redmond and see Smith Rock State Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls, don't miss a visit to Shoe Tree, and take in the dramatic natural features at Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bend trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Bend takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bandon in February; daily highs in Bend reach 46°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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High Desert Museum
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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Fire Museum in City Hall. Explore hidden gems such as Maryhill Museum of Art and Art on Oak. Take a break from Hood River with a short trip to Stonehenge Memorial in Goldendale, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, learn about winemaking at Sunshine Mill Winery, and don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hood River trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bend to Hood River in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hood River when traveling from Bend in February, with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Museums · Nature · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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Portland

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Portland Art Museum. Visit Columbia River Highway and Mount Angel Abbey for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: The Oregon Garden (in Silverton), Silver Falls State Park (in Drake Crossing) and St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Mount Angel). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, tour the pleasant surroundings at Willamette Valley, and get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Portland road trip planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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