11 days in Pacific Northwest & Vancouver Itinerary

11 days in Pacific Northwest & Vancouver Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jacksonville, United States
Drive + Fly:  10 h
1
Seattle, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
3
Newport, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Cannon Beach, United States
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Drive:  13 h
End: Jacksonville, United States

1
day
Seattle, United States

Seattle ©
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 26th (Sun): stroll around Kerry Park, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

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Jacksonville to Seattle is an approximately 10- hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Jacksonville to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jacksonville in July: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

4
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Take a break from the city and head to Granville Island and Stawamus Chief Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site and Gastown. Change things up with a short trip to Crescent Beach in Surrey (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spanish Banks, trek along West Vancouver Seawall, explore the activities along False Creek, and stroll through Third Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Vancouver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

West Vancouver Seawall, Stawamus Chief Park, Crescent Beach, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Stawamus Chief Park ©
Stawamus Chief Park
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

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nights
Newport, United States

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 31st (Fri), kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then get a taste of the local shopping with Oregon Coast Glassworks, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Agate Beach State Recreation Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Smelt Sands State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Seal Rock State Wayside.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Newport takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Seal Rock State Wayside
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Agate Beach State Recreation Site ©
Agate Beach State Recreation Site

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nights
Cannon Beach, United States

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach holiday planner.

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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