9 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

9 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
3
Portland
— 1 night
4
Timberline Lodge
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, thenkick back and relax at Alki Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenwalk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, thendon't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Seattle online sightseeing planner.

Chandigarh, India to Seattle is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Seattle. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Bronze Coast Gallery ©
Bronze Coast Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, thensnap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
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Eastbank Esplanade ©
Eastbank Esplanade
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

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Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Little Zigzag Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Recreation Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Timberline Lodge trip maker site.

You can drive from Portland to Timberline Lodge in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Portland in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Timberline Lodge, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Little Zigzag Falls, Wildwood Recreation Site
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©

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