59 days in Cannon Beach, Astoria & Seattle Itinerary

59 days in Cannon Beach, Astoria & Seattle Itinerary

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59 days in Cannon Beach, Astoria & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Cannon Beach
1
Cannon Beach
— 52 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Cannon Beach

52
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Relax by the water at Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Get some historical perspective at Tillamook Rock Light and Tillamook Air Museum. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Salem (Witness Tree Vineyard, Cristom Vineyards, & more), Rockaway Beach (Rockaway Beach Wayside, International Police Museum, & more) and Garibaldi (Garibaldi Boat Basin, Pier's End, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, stroll through Manzanita Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Bayocean Peninsula County Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Neahkahnie Mountain.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cannon Beach. In May, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You will leave for Astoria on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

McMinnville, Tillamook, Carlton, Rockaway Beach, Salem
Highlights from your plan
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oysterville Church, and then immerse yourself in nature at Grayland Beach State Park.

Plan my day in Astoria using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Astoria in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Grayland Beach State Park, Oysterville Church
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Grayland Beach State Park
Grayland Beach State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Astoria in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, St. Paul's Church
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park

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