8 days in Seattle, Portland & Omaha Itinerary

8 days in Seattle, Portland & Omaha Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Knoxville
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Knoxville

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 zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, stroll around Woodland Park and Rose Garden, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder app.

Knoxville to Seattle is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Knoxville in July, with highs in Seattle at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and get outside with Portland Timbers.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

You can take a bus from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July in Portland, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): try your luck at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Henry Doorly Zoo, and then look for gifts at Old Market Candy Shop.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Omaha road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Omaha takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Portland to Omaha. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Omaha when traveling from Portland in July, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Casinos Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Council Bluffs ©
Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market Candy Shop ©
Old Market Candy Shop

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