I am planning a trip with my 96 yr old mom sometime at end of April beginning of May for 2 wks. We are flying into Portland, and goals are as follows: Mt. St. Helen, Mt. Rainier over to Olympia Nat'l Forest/Quinault Rain Forest and then down the Oregon coast to Crescent City, CA back up to Portland via Silver Lakes Nat'l Park, Mt. Hood, The Dalles. I'm thinking this may be my last road trip with my mom and want to make the best of it. Because Mom can't do much walking I'll be pushing her in wheelchair so some of these stops will be just driving through/around (i.e., Mt. St. Helen). I'm hoping there are several sites that I can get her to or that aren't far from a 'pull out' or are wheelchair accessible Main reason was to see the whales but the more I look and plan, the more we want to see. We've never been on west coast. Figure DePoe Bay for the whales (if I don't see them anywhere else).
Here's what I'm hoping to accomplish. Can you let me know if this is feasible (or should I plan on taking more time off).
Arrive in Portland # 1:30 pm. Hoping to get to Mt. St. Helen that day and then head right up to Mt. Rainier with a stay over; drive to Seattle to catch ferry to go over to Olympic Nat'l Forest (Quinault Rain Forest) 1-2 day stay over; then spend 2-3 days going down Oregon coast; 1 day Crescent City and then up to Silver Lake Nat'l Park, Mt. Hood, The Dalles, back to Portland.