31 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

31 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest visit planner

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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
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Leavenworth
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Coos Bay
— 1 night
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Redmond
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Oswald West State Park and Ecola State Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, and kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder site.

Brisbane, Australia to Cannon Beach is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect Cannon Beach to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Portland

— 5 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 Volcano Lands - Private Tours and Portland Children's Museum. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, stroll around Laurelhurst Park, see some colorful creatures with Oregon Diving Association, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Discover Nature. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Portland in November, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Crescent and Olympic National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach, trek along Ozette Loop Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Divide, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lena Lakes.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. In November, daytime highs in Olympic National Park are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 2:

Leavenworth

— 2 nights
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Icicle Gorge and then walk around Waterfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Apple Capital Loop Trail, stop by Schocolat, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Leavenworth. Traveling from Olympic National Park in December, things will get a bit cooler in Leavenworth: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Seattle

— 6 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.
Attractions like Space Needle and Bellevue Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, &more). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, and stroll through Alki Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip maker site.

You can drive from Leavenworth to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Leavenworth in December: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Florence.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 10:

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 11th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then have fun at Sandland Adventures.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Florence by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Seattle in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

Coos Bay

— 1 night
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 13th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Coos Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Coos Bay takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

Redmond

— 2 nights
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): cruise along Crooked River Scenic Drive and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

Make your Redmond itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Redmond in 5 hours. When traveling from Coos Bay in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Redmond: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Redmond

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15: