9 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

9 days in Portland, Seattle & Vancouver Itinerary

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Portland, United States
— 3 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights

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Portland, United States

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Third Wave Coffee Tours, Portland Children's Museum, Pearl District, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Portland driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

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Seattle, United States

— 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.
Pioneer Square has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and then shop like a local with Pioneer Square.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder.

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in August: highs in Seattle hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Vancouver, Canada

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You've added Pirate Adventures, Totem Poles, Gastown, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology and visit Vancouver Downtown.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip app.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for little chillier days in Vancouver, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Museums