6 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

6 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest trip planner

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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland

— 2 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.
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Crown Point State Scenic Corridor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Columbia River Highway and Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, stop by Powell's City of Books, take a stroll through Officers' Row, and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

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Houston to Portland is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Portland. Traveling from Houston in May, expect Portland to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Seattle

— 3 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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Museum of Flight and Seattle Art Museum. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pioneer Square, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Find places to stay May 25 — 28: