5 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

5 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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5 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Seattle
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Cannon Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Seattle

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Seattle. In May, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
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Space Needle

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portland travel website .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

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

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in May, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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