9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
train:  7​h
4
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Portland
— 2 nights
End: Portland

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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 21st (Fri): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker site .

San Diego to Seattle is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, Seattle is little chillier at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Mercer Slough Nature Park ©
Mercer Slough Nature Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, then take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, and then trek along Skyline Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park day trip website .

Getting from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Longmire Museum ©
Longmire Museum

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nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 and then identify plant and animal life at Deer Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Hood River.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Tue), examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards.

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You can take a train from Olympic National Park to Hood River in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in June: highs in Hood River hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Balancing Rocks.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bend travel route planner.

Drive from Hood River to Bend in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bend, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Wildlife Museums
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

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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 27th (Thu): hike along Forest Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Camassia Natural Area, then identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and finally choose your vessel at HOOK'EM UP Guide Service.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland holiday tool .

Getting from Bend to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portland, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Camassia Natural Area
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Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Camassia Natural Area ©
Camassia Natural Area

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