8 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Birmingham

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, stop by Made in Washington, and browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip app.

Birmingham to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Birmingham to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in June, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, hunt for treasures at Portland Saturday Market, and stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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