32 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

32 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Seattle, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Drive to Clarkston
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Clarkston
— 1 night
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Drive to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ashland
— 1 night
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bend
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Springtide Paddlesports. Go for a jaunt from Friday Harbor to Eastsound to see Sucia Island State Park about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan and see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Friday Harbor is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Friday Harbor. July in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Seattle

— 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Puget Sound Express. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Space Needle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Seattle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Clarkston.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Clarkston

— 1 night
Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Snake Dancer Excursions.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Clarkston online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Clarkston. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Clarkston, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Clarkston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Mount Rainier National Park

— 4 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Take a break from the city and head to Skyline Trail and Camp Muir Trail. Spend the 7th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, trek along Trail of the Shadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, and stroll through Burroughs Mountain Trail.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Clarkston to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Clarkston in August, expect Mount Rainier National Park to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Ashland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Ashland

— 1 night
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then stroll around Lithia Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ashland online travel planner.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Ashland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ashland is somewhat warmer than Mount Rainier National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Crater Lake National Park

— 2 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Rim Dr, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then hike along Sun Notch Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Ashland to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bend

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look and learn at Oregon Observatory, explore the activities along Deschutes River, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, and then admire the sheer force of Steelhead Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bend road trip planning site.

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Bend by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, with highs in Bend at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Hood River

— 3 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Get outdoors at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Little Zigzag Falls (in Government Camp), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (in Amboy). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, and see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip planner.

Getting from Bend to Hood River by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hood River when traveling from Bend in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Portland

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Multnomah Falls and Wildwood Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Silver Falls State Park (in Drake Crossing) and Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks). There's lots more to do: stroll through Forest Park, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hood River to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, then trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach road trip planning tool.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portland in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get in touch with nature at Hurricane Ridge and Olympic National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Off the Walls Gallery in Shelton (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, hike along Sol Duc Falls, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoh River Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Olympic National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park with the Route module. August in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.