9 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 3 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass. The adventure continues: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary app.

Denver to Seattle is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 26th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then admire all the interesting features of Hurricane Ridge. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Hoh River Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Olympic National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach sightseeing planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach. In June, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

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.
On the 30th (Wed), stop by Powell's City of Books, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Portland, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.