14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest tour itinerary planner

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 day
Drive
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Seattle
— 3 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 day
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, then trek along Skyline Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Indianapolis to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In September, Mount Rainier National Park is a bit cooler than Indianapolis - with highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

Hood River

— 2 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, then examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Dalles. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hood.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Hood River. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hood River, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bravuro Cellars (in Newberg), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hood River to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Portland are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, then get outside with Netarts Bay, and finally cruise along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip maker tool.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in September: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

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.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, stroll through Rialto Beach, and hike along Second Beach Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, make a trip to Space Needle, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle online itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympic National Park in September since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2: