15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 4 nights
2
Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
3
Portland
— 2 nights
4
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
5
Brinnon
— 2 nights

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Atlanta to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Seattle at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bellevue
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

4
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.
Attractions like Ruby Beach and Sol Duc Falls make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, take in the natural beauty of Sol Duc Hot Springs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get a bit cooler in Olympic National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Quinault Big Spruce Tree
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and Oregon Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Portland to Bridal Veil to see Multnomah Falls about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Portland in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in July; daily highs in Portland reach 83°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brinnon.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

2
nights
Brinnon

Brinnon ©
Brinnon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. Dosewallips State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll around Scenic Beach State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Dosewallips State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brinnon tour planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Brinnon in 4 hours. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Brinnon: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brinnon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dosewallips State Park, Scenic Beach State Park
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Scenic Beach State Park ©
Scenic Beach State Park
Dosewallips State Park ©
Dosewallips State Park
Rocky Brook Falls Trail ©
Rocky Brook Falls Trail

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