7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
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Forks
— 2 nights
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Astoria
— 1 night
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Newport
— 1 night
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Portland
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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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, and finally stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker.

Chicago to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Seattle, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Forks.

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

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Forks

Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Crescent Lake and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Rialto Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Forks trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Seattle to Forks in 4 hours. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Forks to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Forks

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Fishing Charters & Tours
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach

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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Astoria planner.

You can drive from Forks to Astoria in 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mike Miller Park, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Astoria to Newport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Astoria in July; daily highs in Newport reach 63°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade and then admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Portland route planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: high temperatures in Portland hover around 83°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

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Eastbank Esplanade ©
Eastbank Esplanade
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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