4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 1 night
2
Portland
— 2 nights

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, deepen your understanding at University of Washington, thenstroll around Washington Park Arboretum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, thentake in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip app.

Austin to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for cooler days in Seattle, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

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Portland

Portland ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Laurelhurst Park, thenadmire the majestic nature at Bridal Veil Falls, thensurround yourself with nature on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Latourell Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor Park and then take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Portland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Oregon Historical Society ©
Oregon Historical Society
Latourell Falls ©
Latourell Falls

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