29 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

29 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest route maker

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Ashland
— 1 night
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Yachats
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hood River
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to March's Point, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 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.
Dedicate the 16th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Space Needle, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip builder tool.

Vienna, Austria to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Vienna to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Ashland.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Ashland

— 1 night
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On the 17th (Wed), explore the activities along Rogue River and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Ashland trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Ashland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Ashland are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Yachats.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Yachats

— 1 night
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yachats trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Ashland to Yachats takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Ashland in August: highs in Yachats hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

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: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner.

You can fly from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Yachats, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bend.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Bend

— 2 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bend sightseeing planning app.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to Bend in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you will find days in Bend are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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You can fly from Bend to Hood River in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bend in August since evenings lows in Hood River dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Museums · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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.
Step out of Portland with an excursion to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, walk around Forest Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoyt Arboretum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hood River to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:

Mount Rainier National Park

— 3 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 31st (Wed) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. The adventure continues: trek along Skyline Trail, appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, admire the sheer force of Comet Falls, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Portland in August, things will get slightly colder in Mount Rainier National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:

Olympic National Park

— 5 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: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, cruise along Hurricane Ridge, explore the activities along Hoh River, and trek along Second Beach Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. September in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Horseshu Guest Ranch and then take in the awesome beauty at Turtleback Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, then examine the collection at The Whale Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Friday Harbor online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8: