14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip itinerary planner

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Bus to Civic Center Station, Fly to Seattle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park to see Discover Nature about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and look and learn at Pacific Science Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour planner.

Chattanooga to Seattle is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Chattanooga, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 25th (Fri), stroll through Ruby Beach and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Storm King. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls, stroll through Murhut Falls, and then explore the activities along Lena Lakes.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park travel planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park. In March, Olympic National Park is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 51°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 27th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and Oregon Zoo. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, deepen your understanding at Portland State University, walk around Laurelhurst Park, and hike along Wildwood Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Hood River

— 2 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hood River online vacation builder.

You can drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in March, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are slightly colder, around 52°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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