5 days in Portland, Olympic National Park & La Push Itinerary

5 days in Portland, Olympic National Park & La Push Itinerary

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Portland
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Olympic National Park
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La Push
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Portland
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Portland

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Clear Creek Distillery, stroll through Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Portland online trip builder.

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Olympic National Park

— 1 night
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Portland to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Portland in October, expect Olympic National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Push.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Nature · Parks

La Push

La Push is a small unincorporated community situated at the mouth of the Quillayute River in Clallam County, Washington, United States. To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the La Push route maker.

Traveling by car from Olympic National Park to La Push takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to Portland.

Things to do in La Push

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary app.

You can drive from La Push to Portland in 5 hours. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Shopping