8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tacoma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
End: Houston

2
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.
You've added Museum of Pop Culture, Unicorn, Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, make a trip to The Gum Wall, then stop by Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterfall Garden Park, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Unicorn.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning site .

Houston to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Seattle is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Houston in November, plan for cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 53°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 42°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Tacoma.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour as well as Museum of Glass. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): learn the secrets of production at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Glass.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Tacoma trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Tacoma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Tacoma

Museums Tours

Side Trip

Boeing Future of Flight
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Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Bruce's Candy Kitchen has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Mon), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, indulge your taste buds at Seaside Candyman, then look for gifts at Bruce's Candy Kitchen, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach route planner.

Traveling by car from Tacoma to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seaside Candyman
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Bruce's Candy Kitchen ©
Bruce's Candy Kitchen

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Freakybuttrue Peculiarium, Shanghai Tunnel Tours, Burnside Bridge, and other attractions. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Portland sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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