11 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

11 days in Seattle & Portland Itinerary

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Seattle

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as LeMay - America's Car Museum and Bruce Lee Grave Site. Get outdoors at Alki Beach and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Step out of Seattle to go to Tacoma and see Point Defiance Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Green Lake Park, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online holiday planner.

Austin to Seattle is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 74°F and lows are around 57°F. You will leave for Portland on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

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Portland

— 6 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother and Columbia River Highway. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and Portland Puppet Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Cannon Beach (Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, Oswald West State Park, &more), Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks) and Astoria (Chief Comcomly Memorial, Astoria Column, &more). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Vista House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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