8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
3
Newport
— 2 nights
4
Portland
— 2 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pick up some local products at Pike Place Market and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, thenwalk around Kerry Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Seattle is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in March; daily highs in Seattle reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria day trip planner.

Drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In March in Astoria, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, take in the exciting artwork at Alderhouse Glass Blowers, thenget engrossed in the history at North Lincoln County Historical Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach.

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Traveling by car from Astoria to Newport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Lincoln City
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

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Portland

Portland ©
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 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Esther Short Park and then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip maker tool.

You can drive from Newport to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vancouver, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site

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