35 days in Washington DC & Portland Itinerary

35 days in Washington DC & Portland Itinerary

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Portland
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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes (in Emmitsburg), Baltimore (Historic Ships in Baltimore, Horseshoe Casino, &more) and Gettysburg (High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cannon Beach (Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, Oswald West State Park, &more), Cascade Locks (Bonneville Hatchery, Bonneville Lock & Dam, &more) and Hood River (Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, White Salmon River, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, stop by Powell's City of Books, and make a trip to Pittock Mansion.

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

You can fly from Washington DC to Portland in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Portland is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips