10 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

10 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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Portland, United States
— 3 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights

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Portland, United States

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.
Visit Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery and Northwest (Nob Hill) for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archery Summit Winery and Red Ridge Farms. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Winter's Hill Estate (in Dayton), Brooks Wine (in Amity) and Dundee (Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards, Sokol Blosser Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Alberta Street, look for gifts at Made Here PDX, pause for some photo ops at Oregon Holocaust Memorial, and identify plant and animal life at Audubon Society of Portland.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland holiday planning tool.

San Francisco to Portland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Portland to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Dayton, Dundee, Brooks Wine
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Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards ©
Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards
Red Ridge Farms ©
Red Ridge Farms
Dobbes Family Estate Winery ©
Dobbes Family Estate Winery

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Seattle, United States

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.
Head to Theo Chocolate and Fremontfor plenty of shopping. Bruce Lee Grave Site and Elliott Bay Waterfront will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Seattle Japanese Garden, sample the fine beverages at Copperworks Distilling, engage your brain at Living Computers: Museum + Labs, and grab your bike and head to Sammamish River Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Sammamish River Trail
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Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Theo Chocolate ©
Theo Chocolate
Living Computers: Museum + Labs ©
Living Computers: Museum + Labs

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Popular historic sites such as International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple) and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Spirit Wrestler Gallery and Six Hundred Four. Step out of Vancouver to go to Richmond and see Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Third Beach, get engrossed in the history at Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition, stroll through Sunset Beach, and take a stroll around Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver tour planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Seattle in October, you will find days in Vancouver are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Richmond
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Spirit Wrestler Gallery ©
Spirit Wrestler Gallery
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site ©
Third Beach ©
Third Beach

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