8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive
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Clarkston
— 1 night
Drive to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Fly to Cedar Rapids

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Mount Rainier National Park — 1 day

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier and then trek along Skyline Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park tour itinerary planner.

Cedar Rapids to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cedar Rapids to Mount Rainier National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cedar Rapids in August since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ruby Beach and Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Go for a jaunt from Olympic National Park to Quinault to see Quinault Big Spruce Tree about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Deer Park, and trek along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach holiday maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach. In August, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): walk around Waterfall Garden Park, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Clarkston.
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Clarkston — 1 night

Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see what you can catch with Snake Dancer Excursions.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Clarkston trip website.

You can drive from Seattle to Clarkston in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in Clarkston to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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