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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier and then trek along Skyline Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park holiday builder site.

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. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Cedar Rapids in August, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Sandphifer Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, and then trek along Murhut Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Olympic National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): 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. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Hug Point State Recreation Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip app.

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach with the Route module. In August in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seattle sightseeing site.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in August, with highs in Seattle at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Clarkston.
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Clarkston — 1 night

Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): cast your line with Snake Dancer Excursions.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Clarkston sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Clarkston in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Clarkston: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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