10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

10 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yachats
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
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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.
Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online trip itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Yachats.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks
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Yachats

— 1 night
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), explore and take pictures at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yachats trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yachats takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Yachats to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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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 (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Portland

— 3 nights

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 26th (Fri): stroll through Sokol Blosser Winery, then do a tasting at Adelsheim Vineyard, and then take a stroll through Ladd's Addition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): stroll around Laurelhurst Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portland route builder website.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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