14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

14 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 2 nights
2
Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
4
Sequim
— 4 nights
5
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 day
6
Seattle
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden and then get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Pittock Mansion, thendelve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, and finally contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland day trip site.

Cincinnati to Portland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Portland. In August, daytime highs in Portland are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers

1
night
Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
On the 25th (Tue), hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and then admire the sheer force of Little Zigzag Falls.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Timberline Lodge tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Portland to Timberline Lodge takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Little Zigzag Falls, Mt. Hood National Forest
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. On the next day, stroll through Astoria Column, thenexplore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Timberline Lodge to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Timberline Lodge in August: high temperatures in Astoria hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sequim.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

4
nights
Sequim

Sequim ©
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Olympic National Park and Deer Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sequim: Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Sol Duc Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at B&B Family Farm and head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Sequim visit planning app.

Drive from Astoria to Sequim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Sequim are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Sequim

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls

1
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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.
On the 1st (Tue), view the masterpieces at Island Studios, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then examine the collection at The Whale Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sequim to Friday Harbor in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Island Studios ©
Island Studios

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenwalk around Mercer Slough Nature Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station.

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Do a combination of from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Friday Harbor in September, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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