10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 2 nights

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Take a break from Seattle with a short trip to ILovekickboxing in Kirkland, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning site.

Cincinnati to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cincinnati in January: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 48°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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Must see
Pike Place Market
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Space Needle
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Chihuly Garden and Glass
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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Astoria trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Seattle to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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State Park
Ecola State Park
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Beach
Cannon Beach
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
On the 17th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally take a stroll through Ladd's Addition. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on Volcano Lands - Private Tours and then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portland driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Portland, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

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You can drive from Portland to Yachats in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Yachats can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature
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