4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Portland
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Portland

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Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Vancouver National Historic Reserve Trust, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Portland. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

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Vancouver
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Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site ©
Vancouver National Historic Reserve ©

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Astoria Column, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and then visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

You can take a bus from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

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Astoria
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Lightship Columbia ©
Lightship Columbia
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Newport online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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