6 days in Oregon & Washington State Itinerary

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— 1 day
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Portland — 1 day

City of Roses

Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

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Wichita to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Wichita to Portland. Traveling from Wichita in August, Portland is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

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Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, things will get little chillier in Cannon Beach: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 nights

Emerald City

Dedicate the 26th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Seattle is a bit warmer than Cannon Beach - with highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Oregon travel guide

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.

Washington State travel guide

Art Museums · 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.