8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+3
Subway + Bus + Fly + Bus:  13 h 30 min
1
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  11 h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandon holiday maker website .

Washington DC to Bandon is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bandon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Bandon: highs are around 55°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Shore Acres State Park
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Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park

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 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mike Miller Park, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, kick back and relax at Taft Bay, and then kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

You can drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Taft Bay, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Mike Miller Park
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Hug Point State Recreation Site and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip tool .

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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