6 days in Long Beach & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Long Beach & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Long Beach & Seattle Itinerary

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

2
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from North Head Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Long Beach day trip planner .

Seattle to Long Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Long Beach reach 60°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, North Head Lighthouse
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Benaroya Hall, Seattle Children's Theatre and Seattle Opera. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Alki Beach and Ed Munro Seahurst Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seattle sightseeing planner .

Drive from Long Beach to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Long Beach in May, things will get a bit warmer in Seattle: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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