7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— Few hours
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Quinault
— 1 night
3
Astoria
— 1 night
4
Newport
— 2 nights
5
Bend
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a stroll through Pike Place Market and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Chicago to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle. Expect slightly colder evenings in Seattle when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Quinault.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Quinault

Quinault ©
Quinault is an unincorporated community in Washington in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Rain Forest, trek along Rain Forest Nature Trail, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Quinault Big Spruce Tree, and finally admire the sheer force of Merriman Falls.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Quinault tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Quinault takes 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Quinault at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Quinault

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Quinault Rain Forest
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Quinault Rain Forest ©
Quinault Rain Forest
Merriman Falls ©
Merriman Falls

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, thensee the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, thenpick up some new knowledge with Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find out how to plan a trip to Astoria, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Quinault to Astoria in 3 hours. In July in Astoria, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
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Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): trek along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newport holiday planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in July, expect Newport to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bend itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Bend, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors Museums Adventure
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint

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