8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest travel planner

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

— 2 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.
Change things up with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planning app.

Newark to Seattle is an approximately 6.5-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 Newark to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 1 night
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park vacation builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in November since evenings lows in Olympic National Park dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cannon Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, explore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, then see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Vancouver

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Vista House and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Wine Dirt.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip site.

Vancouver is very close to Portland. In November, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Tours · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips