10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bend
— 3 nights
Fly

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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express. On the next day, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally walk around Kerry Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, Seattle is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

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Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest. Your inner history buff will appreciate Heceta Head Lighthouse and Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Yachats (Thor's Well & Smelt Sands State Park). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, see majestic marine mammals with Marine Discovery Tours, admire all the interesting features of Otter Crest Loop, and stroll through Nye Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Newport holiday website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Bend

— 3 nights
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 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park and then trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bend road trip app.

You can drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in August: highs in Bend hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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