9 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

9 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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9 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Boston

4
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.
Dedicate the 7th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning site .

Boston to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Seattle. In May, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Parks
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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, get outside with Portland Timbers, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and stroll through Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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