6 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

6 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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Portland, United States
— 2 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 1 night
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): visit Pearl District.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portland travel route planner.

Philadelphia to Portland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Portland due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in March: high temperatures in Portland hover around 57°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
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Pearl District ©
Pearl District
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): walk around Kerry Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip app.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Seattle are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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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.
To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in March: highs in Vancouver hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 41°F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lighthouse Park, Deep Cove, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
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Deep Cove ©
Deep Cove
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site ©
Lighthouse Park ©
Lighthouse Park

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