- Located on the Pacific Coast, Seattle and Oregon are both hip, progressive cities which have great proximity to pristine mountains as well as open ocean.
- Activities in both areas include boating, biking, hiking, and scenic drives.
- With cities this large, the number of local attractions are too great to list.
Seattle is located along the Puget Sound in northwestern Washington. Famous for its Space Needle and rainy weather, Seattle is also known for its seafood, shopping, and cutting edge music scene. Although you could spend months within city boundaries and find yourself with so much left to do, Seattle is also within a couple hours drive of British Columbia, Canada, Mt. Rainier, the Cascade Range, the Olympic Range, and the eastern Washington desert.
Portland is located near the Columbia River and is a progressive, environmentally friendly city in northwestern Oregon. Numerous bridges keep city views interesting and unique, while residents enjoy luxuries of nearby fruit orchards, fresh seafood, and skiing and hiking at Mt. Hood or Mt. St. Helens.
Located on the Pacific Coast, Seattle and Oregon are both hip, progressive cities which have great proximity to pristine mountains as well as open ocean.
Both Seattle, WA and Portland, OR are large cities filled with multiple lodging opportunities and many great places to eat. Regardless of your budget, taste, or dream of a fun vacation, either city can supply you with everything you need.
With their close proximity to both the mountains and the ocean, Seattle and Portland are excellent places to stay while enjoying all the activities found in the areas. Activities in both areas include boating, biking, hiking, and scenic drives.
With cities this large, the number of local attractions are too great to list. You can choose from museums, zoos, historic districts, educational institutions, and facilities for the humanities.
Both Portland and Seattle are located some distance from Sun Valley, along the western sea board. It is a significant distance to drive, but flights from both of these major cities to Sun Valley are available – many with a stop in Salt Lake City.