8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Powell's City of Books and Oregon Zoo will thrill your kids. Step out of Portland with an excursion to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, and stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

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Los Angeles to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Portland is slightly colder at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then stroll through Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach route maker site .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Fort Stevens State Park
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle visit website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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