15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
3
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
5
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
6
Portland
— 3 nights
7
Hood River
— 2 nights

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
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, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Divide, and explore and take pictures at Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

Plan a Olympic National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Los Angeles to Olympic National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, thenhike along Skyline Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in July: highs in Mount Rainier National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Friday Harbor in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, expect nights in Friday Harbor to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan

3
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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, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake Park.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seattle online trip maker.

You can do a combination of from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Wineries
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Cannon Beach at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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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.
When in Portland, make a side trip to see Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, approximately Bridal Veil away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portland journey planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, thenwalk around Port Marina Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and finally explore the activities along White Salmon River. On your second day here, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop and then look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Hood River route maker website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oregon, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

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