5 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

5 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 1 night
2
Seattle
— 3 nights

1
night
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 13th (Tue), stop by Powell's City of Books, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, explore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden. On the next day, experience rural life at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, thentake in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portland day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Portland. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

3
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, stroll around Discovery Park, take in the waterfront at Seattle Waterfront, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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