13 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

13 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Fly
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Hood River
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yachats
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tom McCall Nature Preserve, get to know the fascinating history of Columbia Hills State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Tamanawas Falls Trail, admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls, and then get a taste of life in the country at Double Mountain Ranch.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River road trip planning website.

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Hood River due to the time zone difference. March in Hood River sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Multnomah Falls and George C. Marshall House. Popular historic sites such as Officers' Row and Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center are in your itinerary. Step out of Portland to go to Washougal and see Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, and get great views at Benson Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:

2
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and finally kick back and relax at Short Sands Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach road trip tool.

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:

1
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Yachats

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Smelt Sands State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yachats trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Yachats in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:

5
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Washington Park Arboretum and Discovery Park. Get some historical perspective at Bruce Lee Grave Site and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Mount Vernon to see Roozengaarde Display Garden about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, gain insight at University of Washington, and walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yachats to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Yachats in April, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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