57 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

57 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest tour planner

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Seattle
— 6 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 4 nights
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Fly to Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal, Ferry to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Bus to Sequim
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Sequim
— 5 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 5 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Hood River
— 5 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
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Yachats
— 2 nights
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Ashland
— 4 nights
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Bend
— 6 nights
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Seattle

— 6 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.
Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Boeing Future of Flight in Mukilteo--about 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Space Needle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Seattle: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 4 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Venture out of the city with trips to Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound) and Moran State Park (in Olga). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, view the masterpieces at Island Studios, and stroll around Reuben Tarte Memorial Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Friday Harbor at 27°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sequim.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sequim

— 5 nights
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Sequim side-trips: Fort Casey State Park (in Coupeville), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Port Angeles) and Port Townsend (Northwest Maritime Center, North Beach Park, &more). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at B&B Family Farm, grab your bike and head to Interurban Trail, go for a stroll along the water at John Wayne Marina, and head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequim trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Friday Harbor to Sequim in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Sequim are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Olympic National Park: Tree Root Cave (in Forks) and Merriman Falls (in Quinault). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hurricane Ridge, admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, and hike along Second Beach Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sequim to Olympic National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Mount Rainier National Park

— 5 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Explore Mount Rainier National Park's surroundings by going to Deep Forest Challenge (in Eatonville) and High Rock Trail (in Packwood). There's lots more to do: hike along Skyline Trail, admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Muir Trail, and head outdoors with Reflection Lakes.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online route maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in August: highs in Mount Rainier National Park hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Portland

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (in Amboy), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Dedicate the 15th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, make a trip to Pittock Mansion, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portland, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hood River

— 5 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hood River: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge), Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks) and Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek State Park, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hood River trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 5 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum, Fort Stevens State Park, &more) and Robert Bush Park (in South Bend). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach tour site.

You can drive from Hood River to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hood River in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats

— 2 nights
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 29th (Thu), get outside with Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy, experience the excitement of Sandland Adventures, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yachats day trip planning website.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Yachats by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Ashland

— 4 nights
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Get out of town with these interesting Ashland side-trips: Grants Pass (Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center, The Glass Forge, &more), Crater Lake National Park (Crater Lake National Park & Rim Dr) and Rogue River (in Medford). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get lost in a book at Jackson County Genealogy Library, catch a live performance at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and walk around Lithia Park.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ashland trip itinerary site.

Drive from Yachats to Ashland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Ashland: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bend

— 6 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Get out of town with these interesting Bend side-trips: Dee Wright Observatory (in Blue River), Sisters (Sahalie and Koosah Falls & McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Sparks Lake, explore the landscape on two wheels at Trail to Benham Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Bend road trip website.

You can drive from Ashland to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, Bend is little chillier than Ashland - with highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips