15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest holiday planner
Make it your trip
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Hood River
— 1 night
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Yachats
— 1 night
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Hood River — 1 night

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Wahkeena Falls and then see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam. On your second day here, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hood River trip maker.

Newark to Hood River is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Hood River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hood River, with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can fly to Yachats.
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Yachats — 1 night

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yachats attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Hood River to Yachats takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Yachats are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Portland.
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Portland — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Portland day trip app.

Fly from Yachats to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 3 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Cannon Beach is known for nature, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, stroll through Manzanita Beach, and view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 5 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.
When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Discover Nature in Mount Rainier National Park, approximately Mount Rainier National Park away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and stroll around Discovery Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle road trip website.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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