7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Portland
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Olympic National Park
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Seattle
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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.
Kids will enjoy Haystack Rock and Powell's City of Books. Your inner history buff will appreciate Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Eastbank Esplanade. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Hug Point State Park). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland online day trip planner.

Jacksonville to Portland is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jacksonville to Portland. In June, Portland is little chillier than Jacksonville - with highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge. Keep things going the next day: hike along Ozette Loop Hike, hike along Second Beach Trail, and then cruise along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in June: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with 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.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Seattle: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches