8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Myrtle Beach
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Myrtle Beach

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), walk around Kerry Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker site .

Myrtle Beach to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Myrtle Beach in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 74°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Attractions like Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ecola State Park and Astoria Column. Venture out of the city with trips to Long Beach (in Long Beach) and Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area (in Seaside). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Astoria reach 66°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area, Long Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newport day trip planning website .

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 a bit cooler 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 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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