5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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5 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then make a trip to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

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New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Seattle reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
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 29th (Sun): stop by Powell's City of Books, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
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Room Escape Games
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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