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Seattle to Oregon drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Seattle to Oregon road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Seattle to Oregon. If you're planning a road trip to Oregon, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Seattle
drive for about 1 hour

12:05 pm  Olympia (Washington)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:05 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:22 pm  Rainier
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:22 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

4:21 pm  Portland
stay overnight at Ace Hotel Portland
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Ace Hotel Portland
drive for about 1 hour

12:10 pm  Mt Hood Meadows Ski Resort
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:10 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:27 pm  Lake Billy Chinook
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:27 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:48 pm  arrive at Oregon

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Olympia (Washington)  (8 answers)
    questions about Olympia (Washington):
        Day trip suggestions near Olympia, WA?
        Best free things to do in Olympia (Washington)?


Portland  (246 answers)
    International Rose Test Garden  (20 mentions)
    Powell's City of Books  (17 mentions)
    Japanese Gardens  (15 mentions)
    Portland Saturday Market  (13 mentions)
    Timberline Lodge  (12 mentions)
    restaurants around Portland:
        Voodoo Doughnuts
        Tasty N Sons
        Potato Champion
        Pok Pok Restaurant
    hotels around Portland:
        Ace Hotel Portland
        The Nines, Portland
        Hotel Monaco Portland
        The Heathman Hotel
        Inn At Northrup Station
    questions about Portland:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?
        Mid July: 1 week with wife and kid - what should we prioritize?
        Best coffee shops in Portland
        Visiting in July for 5 days with my boyfriend, where and what must we do?
        Artsy area with fun little shops

Mt Hood Meadows Ski Resort  (3 mentions)

Lake Billy Chinook

What are some things to do in Oregon?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Oregon. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Sara from Bend asked:
"Can't miss" in Oregon Wine Country? Where's best base? Best time to go?  (5 answers)

profile  Jenny from New Jersey asked:
Oregon in the spring- where is the best place to visit?  (4 answers)

profile  Brandon from asked:
Pacific Coast Trip - Appreciate any feedback. Thanks.  (4 answers)

profile  Jeffrey from asked:
most beautiful coast cities  (2 answers)

profile  Dita from asked:
Oregon coast  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Oregon to Seattle drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Seattle? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Seattle.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Seattle to Oregon. Or get a full Seattle to Oregon flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Seattle well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Seattle!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 299 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 9 minutes
270 Seattle travel answers
8 Olympia (Washington) travel answers
1 Rainier travel answer
246 Portland travel answers
38 Oregon travel answers


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