8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
3
Portland
— 3 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.
On the 12th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenexplore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then see where the action happens at T-Mobile Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle travel itinerary planner.

Boston to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Boston in April, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

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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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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park and then stroll through Cannon Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Seattle to Cannon Beach by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stop by Powell's City of Books, hike along Forest Park, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, thenhead outdoors with Portland Timbers, thenstroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and finally get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Portland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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