17 days in Pacific Northwest & Redwood National Park Itinerary

17 days in Pacific Northwest & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Vancouver — 1 night

Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beacon Rock. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Crown Point State Scenic Corridor, then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and finally go for a walk through Wintler Community Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Vancouver is an approximately 6-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 Vancouver. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Vancouver at 76°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Timberline Lodge.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Timberline Lodge — 1 night

Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Kiyokawa Family Orchards and then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Timberline Lodge online attractions planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Timberline Lodge in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Timberline Lodge can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Redwood National Park.
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Redwood National Park — 2 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Timberline Lodge to Redwood National Park takes 8.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Timberline Lodge in June; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Astoria.
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Astoria — 3 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Visiting Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita) and Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Astoria takes 9 hours. In June in Astoria, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.
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Olympic National Park — 5 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Escape the urban bustle at Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Olympic National Park and High Divide. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Sandphifer Gallery in Pacific Beach, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoh River Trail, trek along Sol Duc Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Astoria to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 4 nights

Emerald City

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.
Appreciate the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Escape the urban bustle at Discover Nature and Alki Beach. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and make a trip to Space Needle.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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