8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
+4
Fly + foot + bus + train + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bend
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

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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 2nd (Sun): stroll around Kerry Park and then make a trip to Space Needle.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker tool .

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seattle Great Wheel ©
Seattle Great Wheel

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

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Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, stop by Seaside Candyman, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Columbia River Maritime Museum, work some fitness into your day at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Astoria trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Friday Harbor to Astoria in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In June in Astoria, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Candyman
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime 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 7th (Fri): get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Newport road trip planner .

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in June, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bend trip planning tool .

You can drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in June: highs in Bend hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Wildlife Museums Parks
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

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