60 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

60 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest route builder

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Fly to Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, Drive to Coos Bay
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Coos Bay
— 3 nights
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Yachats
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sequim
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Westlake Station & Pine St - 3rd 4th & 5th Avenue - Bay A, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 6 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Beacon Ave S & 27th Ave S
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Seattle
— 7 nights
Fly
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Walla Walla
— 7 nights
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Coos Bay

— 3 nights
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coos Bay: Bandon (Second Street Gallery, Bandon State Park, &more), Tsunami Gallery (in Gardiner) and Oregon Route 38 (in Reedsport). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at John Dellenback Dunes Trailhead, and tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coos Bay trip maker tool.

Pittsburgh to Coos Bay is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Coos Bay is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in May: highs in Coos Bay hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 4:

Yachats

— 3 nights
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Yachats is known for scenic drive, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take an in-depth tour of Little Log Church, take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery, and take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yachats driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Yachats in 2 hours. In May in Yachats, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 7:

Cannon Beach

— 5 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Rockaway Beach (Rockaway Beach Wayside & Cedar Wetlands Preserve) and Tillamook Air Museum (in Tillamook). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 12:

Portland

— 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Queen of Angels Monastery (in Mount Angel), Keeler Estate Vineyard (in Amity) and Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Portland, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 19:

Hood River

— 6 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge), Cascade Locks (Punchbowl Waterfall & Bonneville Lock & Dam) and Lewis River Lower Falls (in Amboy). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, stroll around Sorosis Park, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and pedal to the sights with MountNbarreL.

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Traveling by car from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 25:

Sequim

— 3 nights
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sequim: Port Townsend (Chetzemoka Park, Puget Sound Express, &more) and Whitney Gardens and Nursery (in Brinnon). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, identify plant and animal life at Dungeness River Audubon Center, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Whole Gallery, and walk around Dungeness Landing County Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequim online tour planner.

Drive from Hood River to Sequim in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. While traveling from Hood River, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sequim, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

Olympic National Park

— 7 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, trek along Hoh River Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike, and delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequim to Olympic National Park. In May in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 4:

Mount Rainier National Park

— 5 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 6th (Sun) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, get outside with Reflection Lakes, and admire the sheer force of Comet Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Olympic National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Friday Harbor: Olga (Summit Learning Center & Moran State Park) and Eastsound (Jones Island State Park & Orcas Island Pottery). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Judd Cove Preserve, look for gifts at Pelindaba Lavender Friday Harbor, and examine the collection at San Juan Historical Society and Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Friday Harbor holiday builder.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

Seattle

— 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Tacoma (Washington State History Museum & Point Defiance Park). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Fly from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Friday Harbor in June since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Walla Walla

— 7 nights
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Clarkston (Riverport Brewing Co & Snake Dancer Excursions), Hanford Nuclear Reservation (in Richland) and Columbia Park (in Kennewick). And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get engrossed in the history at Fort Walla Walla Museum, and do a tasting at Elegante Cellars.

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You can fly from Seattle to Walla Walla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Walla Walla: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 58°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 29: