7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip planner

Make it your trip
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Portland
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and then stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Hoyt Arboretum, do a tasting at Natalies Estate Winery, and then savor the flavors at Cellar Door Wine Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Portland online travel route planner.

Nashville to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Nashville in October, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum. Visiting Puget Sound Express and Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, and stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Seattle are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips