8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest route planner

Make it your trip
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Portland
— 1 day
Drive
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Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland

— 1 day

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.
On the 21st (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland day trip planner.

New York City to Portland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Portland when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping

Vancouver

— 1 night
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. On the 22nd (Tue), go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, take an in-depth tour of Clark County Historical Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver attractions planner.

Vancouver is just a short distance from Portland. In June in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online travel route planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 24th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, then trek along Second Beach Trail, and then trek along Ozette Loop Hike. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge and then hike along Sol Duc Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

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.
On the 26th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle with the Route module. In June, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors