15 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Olympic National Park and Hoodsport Winery. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, cruise along Hurricane Ridge, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Olympic National Park day trip planning website.

Augusta to Olympic National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Augusta to Olympic National Park is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Augusta in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Astoria.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Astoria — 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 11th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Cannon Beach Gallery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Clark's Dismal Nitch, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Astoria road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Astoria. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Newport.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Newport — 4 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore hidden gems such as Otter Crest Loop and Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Florence (Heceta Head Lighthouse & Sandland Adventures). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Astoria in July; daily highs in Newport reach 63°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bend.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and Sunriver Country Store. Step out of Bend with an excursion to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, make a trip to Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend trip builder app.

You can drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, you will find days in Bend are much hotter (85°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ashland.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
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Ashland — 3 nights

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll around Lithia Park, and then see a show at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ashland vacation planner.

You can drive from Bend to Ashland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, Ashland is a bit warmer than Bend - with highs of 94°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife
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