7 days in Pacific Northwest & North Coast California Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest & North Coast California Itinerary

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7 days in Pacific Northwest & North Coast California Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Bandon
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Crescent City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip site .

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Portland. Traveling from Newark in March, expect Portland to be a bit warmer, temps between 57°F and 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 15th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then stop by DragonFire Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, then stroll through Rockaway Beach Wayside, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach road trip app .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hug Point State Recreation Site, Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bandon online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Bandon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Crescent City.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Whiskey Run Beach ©
Whiskey Run Beach
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

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Crescent City

Crescent City
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): trek along Point St George Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Point St. George Beach, and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Crescent City trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bandon to Crescent City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Crescent City can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Enderts Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For reviews and tourist information, read Seattle visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Crescent City to Seattle takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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