6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h
1
Portland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: San Diego

3
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 21st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, trek along Forest Park, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner .

New York City to Portland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Portland is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Portland reach 57°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
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Room Escape Games
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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