5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

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Detroit to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

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Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Portland, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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