6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

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6 days in Portland & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

2
nights
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.
Attractions like Powell's City of Books and Portland Children's Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurelhurst Park, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary builder website .

Charlotte to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in April, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Children's Museum ©
Portland Children's 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip app .

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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