10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of Pop Culture, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Seattle day trip planning tool.

Fresno to Seattle is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fresno in July, plan for colder days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 16th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Paradise Valley, trek along Skyline Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Family-friendly places like Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, trek along Sol Duc Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike, and explore the activities along Lena Lakes.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip site.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then stroll through Cannon Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Portland

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stop by Powell's City of Books, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then walk around South Park Blocks, then stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and finally stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portland road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Wildlife
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