8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and then stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): stop by Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then stroll around Hoyt Arboretum, and finally hike along Forest Park.

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New York City to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 1 night

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 10th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

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Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in April, you will find days in Cannon Beach are slightly colder (58°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.
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Olympic National Park — 3 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Get in touch with nature at Ruby Beach and Hurricane Ridge. 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: hike along Second Beach Trail, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Deer Park.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cannon Beach to Olympic National Park. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Seattle.
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Seattle — 2 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.
On the 14th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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