6 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

6 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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6 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Tacoma
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Ocean Shores
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
End: Tacoma

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Portland

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.
On the 10th (Sun), wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill), then take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park, and then stroll the grounds of Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Portland online sightseeing planner .

Tacoma to Portland is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Portland are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Wintler Community Park
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Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery ©
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery

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night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ossie's Surf Shop as well as Cape Foulweather. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, take a tour by water with Ossie's Surf Shop, then walk around Whale Park, then kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Portland to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Depoe Bay
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Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather

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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 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Shallon Winery, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, then trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, and finally look for gifts at The Buzz on Broadway. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, then get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Astoria itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Lightship Columbia ©
Lightship Columbia
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Cranberry Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, then view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, and finally take a memorable drive along Long Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Go Karts and Krazy Kars, then trek along Discovery Trail, and then stop by Jack's Country Store.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Long Beach route planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Long Beach takes an hour. In November in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Ocean Shores.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ilwaco, Jack's Country Store, Long Beach
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Cranberry Museum ©
Cranberry Museum
Jack's Country Store ©
Jack's Country Store
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

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Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores
Ocean Shores is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean Shores trip planner .

You can drive from Long Beach to Ocean Shores in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 15th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ocean Shores

Parks Outdoors Nature

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