33 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to Seattle
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Seattle Clipper Terminal, Tram to Seattle, Fly to Cannon Beach
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ashland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to Dusseldorf

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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.
Dedicate the 17th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seattle tour itinerary planning tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island — 2 nights

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Reef Sanctuary, then wander the wide-open spaces of Horseshu Guest Ranch, and then get in on the family fun at Zip San Juan. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, step aboard Schooners North, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Friday Harbor at 27°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 3 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Cedar Wetlands Preserve in Rockaway Beach, approximately Rockaway Beach away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, tram, and flight from Friday Harbor to Cannon Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Friday Harbor in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Portland.
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Portland — 4 nights

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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hood River.
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Hood River — 4 nights

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Government Camp) and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (in Amboy). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, stroll through Mitchell Point Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Hood River County Fruit Loop.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Hood River travel planner.

You can drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Hood River sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to 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 Bend's surroundings by going to Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond), Sisters (Sahalie and Koosah Falls & McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop) and Dee Wright Observatory (in Blue River). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, see Off-Road Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bend trip planner.

Fly from Hood River to Bend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in July, you will find days in Bend are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ashland.
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Ashland — 2 nights

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On the 3rd (Thu), catch a live performance at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Bear Hotel Artworks Museum, then view the masterpieces at The Glass Forge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River, and finally stroll around Lithia Park.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ashland journey planning website.

Getting from Bend to Ashland by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in August, expect Ashland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 4 nights

The star attraction of Mt.
Spend the 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Discover Nature. On the 7th (Mon), hike the day away at Camp Muir Trail. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Skyline Trail, trek along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Ashland to Mount Rainier National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ashland in August: high temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (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.
Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Merriman Falls in Quinault, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge, hike along Sol Duc Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park tour itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, you will find days in Olympic National Park are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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