5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 2 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online tour itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Seattle is an approximately 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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in November, with highs in Seattle at 53°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
On the 29th (Mon), stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping