14 days in Pacific Northwest & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Bend
— 3 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Seattle — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then walk around Kerry Park, then browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planner.

Boston to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Seattle is minus 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bend.
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Bend — 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as High Desert Museum and Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Take a break from the city and head to Smith Rock State Park and Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bend holiday planning website.

You can fly from Seattle to Bend in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bend, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.
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Crater Lake National Park — 3 nights

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Dr and Watchman Peak. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cleetwood Cove Trail and Mount Scott. And it doesn't end there: hike along Pinnacles Overlook Hike, stroll through Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vidae Falls.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bend to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bend in August, expect Crater Lake National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.
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Redwood National Park — 1 night

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, you will find days in Redwood National Park are cooler (64°F), and nights are a bit cooler (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newport.
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Newport — 2 nights

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 15th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then hike along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nye Beach, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Newport by car takes about 6.5 hours. August in Newport sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 3 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Hug Point State Recreation Site, stroll through Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally stroll through Cannon Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach journey planner.

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 71°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sat).
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