Northwest 2011 Trip

8/24/11 – 8/30/11

Grand Teton - Mormon Row Historic District

Grand Teton – Mormon Row Historic District

Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park

August 24 – Depart Nashville Airport 5:55 for Phoenix and Portland Airport

11:35pm arrive Portland

12:30am Pick up Car at Budget Rent a Car PORTLAND (PDX)
In-Terminal, Walk to car
7102 Northeast Airport Way Portland, OR 97220

No hotel / sleep in parking lot in Mt. Rainier National Park


August 25 – Thursday – Portland, OR
Sunrise 6:22 Noon 1:12 Sunset 8:03

2:30am – Leave Portland for Mt. Rainier National Park 3 ½ hour drive

10:30am – Leave Mt. Rainier National Park for Multnomah Falls 3 hour drive

2:00 – Multnomah Falls

2:45 Leave  Multnomah Falls for Newport, 3 hour drive

Elective stop at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm 33814 S. Meridian Rd. Woodburn,

Multnomah Falls, OR

Multnomah Falls, OR

 

 

5:30 arrive in Newport, Agate Beach, Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

1 ½ hour drive to Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge Arrive near Sunset

11:00pm arrive at Hotel in Portland – 6221 Northeast 82Nd Avenue, Portland, OR  97220


August 26 – Friday – Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Sunrise 6:19 Noon 1:11 Sunset 8:02 for Seattle

Leave 5:00am for Mount St. Helens  – 2 hour drive

11:00 Leave Mt. St Helens for Museum of Glass – 2 hour drive

1:20 Arrive at museum of international contemporary art and glass

2:30 Leave for Microsoft headquarters 45 minute drive

4:30 Leave for First Starbucks 20 minute drive

5:20 Leave Starbucks for Olympic Sculpture Park (walk or 4 minute drive)

7:15 Arrive at Space Needle

9:00 PM Leave Space Needle for Dr Jose Rizal Park / Amazon.com HQ Night Skyline Shots -10 min drive

10:00 Arrive at Redmond Inn – 17601 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA  98052

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park


August 27 – Saturday – Palouse Scenic Byway to Glacier National Park – 9 hours / 619 miles
Sunrise 6:47 Noon 1:38 Sunset 8:29 for Glacier National Park area

10am – Depart from Seattle to drive the Palouse Byway (Might be brown due to harvest if so skip)

8pm – Arrive Super 8 Kalispell – 1341 1St Avenue East Kalispell, MT 59901


August 28 – Sunday – Glacier National Park to Yellowstone – 7 hour drive / 388 miles
Sunrise 6:42 Noon 1:25 Sunset 8:08 for Yellowstone Area

9am – Travel Going to the Way of the Sun Road

Noon – Leave for Yellowstone

6:30pm Arrive at Old Faithful

9pm Arrive at cabin
GPS Coordinates to Lake Yellowstone Cabin / Hotel check in:
N 44 33.005   W 110 24.084


August 29 – Monday –Yellowstone  to Grand Teton- 2 hour drive / 77 miles
Sunrise 6:43 Noon 1:23 Sunset 8:04 for Grand Teton Area

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone

Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone

 

7am – Leave Cabin for Yellowstone Grand Canyon

11:22 – Arrive at Mammoth Hot Springs

4pm – Leave Old Faithful for Grand Teton (Jenny Lake)

6pm Arrive at Jenny Lake

10pm: Arrive at Hotel – Super 8 Jackson Hole – 750 S Hwy 89 3 Blks S Teton Turnoff  Jackson, WY 83001 US


August 30 – Tuesday – Grand Teton to Salt Lake City – 4 1/2 hour drive / 279 miles
Sunrise 6:44 Noon 1:23 Sunset 8:02 for Grand Teton Area

6:30am – Leave for Snake River overlook, miscellaneous

11am – Leave for Salt Lake City

3:30 – Arrive at Budget Car Rental to Drop of car at Salt Lake City Airport

5:00 – Plane to Denver then Nashville

11pm Arrive Home get up at 4am

Flight Information 1520 Aug 24 Depart Nashville at 05:55 PM Arrive in Phoenix at 07:35 PM 2386 Depart Phoenix at 08:40 PM Arrive in Portland at 11:35 PM

Flight Information – 3223 Aug 30 Depart Salt Lake City at 05:10 PM Arrive in Denver at 06:35 PM 1374 Depart Denver at 07:25 PM Arrive in Nashville at 11:00 PM

Microsoft Streets & Trips Screen Shot

Microsoft Streets & Trips Screen Shot

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