8 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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Seattle
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Portland
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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seattle Japanese Garden and Kubota Garden. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Pretty Gritty Tours (in Tacoma) and Pacific Bonsai Museum (in Federal Way). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, tour in style with Seattle Center Monorail, get curious at Living Computers: Museum + Labs, and look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary planning website.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In October, Seattle is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

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Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery ©
Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
Seattle Japanese Garden ©
Seattle Japanese Garden
Kubota Garden ©
Kubota Garden

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Willamette Valley. Explore hidden gems such as Roloff Farms and Waterfront Renaissance Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery, stroll around Sauvie Island Wildlife Area, and take in the views from Tilikum Crossing.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sauvie Island Wildlife Area ©
Sauvie Island Wildlife Area
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Roloff Farms ©
Roloff Farms

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