60 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

60 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Spokane
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 8 nights
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 6 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 6 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
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Portland
— 7 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
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Hood River
— 6 nights
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Bend
— 6 nights
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Ashland
— 4 nights

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Family-friendly places like Mica Moon Zip Tours and Mobius Science Center will thrill your kids. Step out of Spokane to go to Moses Lake and see Surf 'n Slide Water Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Manito Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Entertainment.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Spokane road trip planning site.

Washington DC to Spokane is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Spokane due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Spokane dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Trails

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Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Surf 'n Slide Water Park ©
Surf 'n Slide Water Park
Mobius Science Center ©
Mobius Science Center

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, &more) and Hands On Children's Museum (in Olympia). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Spokane in August, you will find days in Seattle are slightly colder (80°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

6
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Zip San Juan make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Friday Harbor: Deer Harbor Marina (in Deer Harbor), Spencer Spit State Park (in Lopez Island) and Moran State Park (in Olga). Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Sucia Island State Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Whale Museum, relax in the rural setting at Westcott Bay Shellfish Co., wander the wide-open spaces of Horseshu Guest Ranch, and head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Friday Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Friday Harbor reach 74°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

6
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Bring the kids along to Skyline Trail and Comet Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Sun Top Lookout in Enumclaw (about 42 minutes away). On the 6th (Sun), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, hike along Nisqually Vista Loop, stroll through Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, and appreciate the views at Paradise Valley.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Friday Harbor to Mount Rainier National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

7
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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ruby Beach and Hoh River. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, explore the activities along Lena Lakes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, and hike along Sol Duc Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

7
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Willamette Jetboat Excursions and International Rose Test Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Vista Balloon Adventures (in Newberg), Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour (in North Plains) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Portland by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Oswald West State Park and Haystack Rock. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannon Beach: Nehalem River (in Nehalem) and Kelly's Brighton Marina (in Rockaway Beach). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hug Point State Recreation Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and explore and take pictures at Three Capes Scenic Drive.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach road trip planning app.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in September: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Hood River County Fruit Loop. Venture out of the city with trips to Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour (in Stevenson), Cascade Locks (Eagle Creek Trail & Bonneville Lock & Dam) and Beacon Rock (in North Bonneville). There's still lots to do: trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hood River, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, and see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hood River trip maker tool.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Hood River County Fruit Loop ©
Hood River County Fruit Loop
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Deschutes National Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond), Chockstone Climbing Guides (in Terrebonne) and Fall River Trail (in Sunriver). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Oregon Observatory, examine the collection at High Desert Museum, get outside with RiverStone Adventures, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bend trip maker tool.

Getting from Hood River to Bend by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in October, expect Bend to be little chillier, temps between 62°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Oregon Observatory ©
Oregon Observatory
River Rafting & Tubing

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Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and The Glass Forge make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ashland: Crater Lake Zipline (in Klamath Falls), Butte Creek Falls (in Scotts Mills) and Rogue River (in Medford). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center, examine the collection at Bear Hotel Artworks Museum, get curious at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, and get outside with Reinhart Volunteer Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ashland online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bend to Ashland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Ashland: highs are around 71°F and lows about 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

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Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Butte Creek Falls ©
Butte Creek Falls
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum ©
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum

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