9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Vancouver
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Portland
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Anacortes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  45​min
Port Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Vancouver

1
day
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 27th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip planning app

Vancouver, Canada to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Cannon Beach.

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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Powell's City of Books
Powell's City of Books

1
day
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stroll through Haystack Rock and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip planner

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Astoria.

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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

few
hours
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Astoria online travel planner

Getting from Cannon Beach to Astoria by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December in Astoria, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Anacortes.

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Wineries Wildlife Parks
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Shallon Winery ©
Shallon Winery

1
day
Anacortes

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): try your luck at Swinomish Casino & Lodge and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park.

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You can drive from Astoria to Anacortes in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Seattle.

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Parks Nature Fun & Games

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Deception Pass State Park
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Swinomish Casino & Lodge
Swinomish Casino & Lodge

3
days
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner

Traveling by car from Anacortes to Seattle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In December in Seattle, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Angeles.

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Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

1
day
Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Marymere Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then learn about winemaking at Harbinger Winery.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port Angeles sightseeing planner

Fly from Seattle to Port Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Port Angeles can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Parks Nature Wineries

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Crescent Lake
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Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
Harbinger Winery
Harbinger Winery

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