7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Newport
— 2 nights
2
Tillamook
— 1 night
3
Astoria
— 1 night
4
Seattle
— 2 nights

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, thenview the masterpieces at Wave Gallery, thenview the masterpieces at Earthworks Gallery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planning app.

Boise to Newport is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Boise in May: highs in Newport hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Yachats, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Garibaldi Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tillamook trip tool.

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Tillamook is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garibaldi Museum
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Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Garibaldi Museum ©
Garibaldi Museum
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum ©
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, thenexplore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Astoria trip builder website.

Drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Astoria are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Museums Parks Nature
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Lightship Columbia ©
Lightship Columbia

2
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.
On the 12th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Kerry Park, thenview the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

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