13 days in Seattle, Portland & Napa Valley Itinerary

13 days in Seattle, Portland & Napa Valley Itinerary

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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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St. Helena
— 4 nights
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Seattle

— 3 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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

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Cleveland to Seattle is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cleveland to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in August, Seattle is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Portland

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and trek along Forest Park.

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You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to St. Helena.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena

— 4 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Helena: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Sonoma), The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, explore and take pictures at Castello di Amorosa, and look for gifts at Woodhouse Chocolate.

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Getting from Portland to St. Helena by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portland in August since evenings lows in St. Helena dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.