7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

7 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pacific Northwest journey planner

Make it your trip
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): trek along Wildwood Trail and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, get outside with Portland Timbers, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland travel planner.

Columbus to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Columbus to Portland. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the views at Paradise Valley, then trek along Skyline Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in August: high temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle

— 4 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: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, examine the collection at Museum of Pop Culture, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours