38 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

38 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Astoria
— 5 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 3 nights
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
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Hood River
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at IMA - San Juan Islands Museum of Art and San Juan Historical Society and Museum. Get outdoors at Lime Kiln Point State Park and Shark Reef Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Olga (Summit Learning Center, Moran State Park, &more) and Lambiel Museum (in Eastsound). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Whale Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Arctic Raven Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor day trip app.

Miami to Friday Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to Friday Harbor due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in February; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 47°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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State Park
Moran State Park
4.8

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Square and King Street Station. Get a sense of the local culture at LeMay - America's Car Museum and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Tacoma Art Museum, Museum of Glass, &more) and Discover Nature (in Lakewood). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, admire the masterpieces at Pivot Art + Culture, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and stroll around Kerry Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In February, daytime highs in Seattle are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

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Specialty Museum
LeMay - America's Car Museum
4.8
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Must see
Pike Place Market
4.3

5
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Flavel House Museum and Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Visiting Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape), Cape Meares Lighthouse (in Tillamook) and Cape Disappointment State Park (in Ilwaco). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Jetty, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and view the masterpieces at Sandphifer Gallery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria day trip planning site.

You can drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. March in Astoria sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Must see
Cannon Beach
4.8
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Must see
Ecola State Park
4.8

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Prehistoric. Relax by the water at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City (Lincoln City Glass Center & Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, cruise along Otter Crest Loop, kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newport online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Newport sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Visit Heceta Head Lighthouse and Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Shore Acres State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn). There's still lots to do: cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy and see Sandland Adventures.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Florence sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt. Bachelor Ski Area and Tumalo Falls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Smith Rock State Park and Oregon Trail of Dreams. Go for a jaunt from Bend to Madras to see Erickson Aircraft Collection about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, Head underground at Boyd Cave, see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, and explore the striking landscape of Deschutes National Forest.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend travel route planner.

Getting from Florence to Bend by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Florence in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 31°F in Bend. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Specialty Museum
High Desert Museum
4.7

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Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Ramona Falls Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then contemplate the long history of Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

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Drive from Bend to Timberline Lodge in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bend in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 39°F in Timberline Lodge. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Hood and Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl. Your inner history buff will appreciate Maryhill Museum of Art and Beacon Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle), Stonehenge Memorial (in Goldendale) and Trillium Lake (in Government Camp). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, learn about all things military at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, indulge your taste buds at MountNbarreL, and do a tasting at Sunshine Mill Winery.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hood River travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Timberline Lodge to Hood River by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hood River are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Live Laugh Love Art and Oregon Historical Society. Take a break from the city and head to Willamette River Trail and The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: The Oregon Garden (in Silverton), St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Mount Angel) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, examine the collection at The Historic Carousel and Museum, and indulge your taste buds at Triangle Wine Country Tours.

Start your trip to Portland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Hood River to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Portland sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

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Historic Site
Columbia River Highway
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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. Visiting Hurricane Ridge and Sol Duc Falls will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinault (Merriman Falls, Quinault Big Spruce Tree, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Crescent Lake, trek along Second Beach Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Must see
Rialto Beach
4.8
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Beach
Ruby Beach
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Hurricane Ridge
4.8

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