17 days in Oregon & Asheville Itinerary

17 days in Oregon & Asheville Itinerary

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17 days in Oregon & Asheville Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
Eugene
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Asheville
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
New York City

2
days
Eugene

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Offical Simpsons Mural, do a tasting at King Estate Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cascades Raptor Center, and finally admire all the interesting features of Hayward Field.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eugene trip builder.

New York City to Eugene is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Eugene dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

The Offical Simpsons Mural, William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
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Cascades Raptor Center
King Estate Winery

2
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 27th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then indulge your taste buds at Seaside Candyman, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Cannon Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Eugene to Cannon Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seaside Candyman
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Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park

4
days
Portland

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.
Visiting Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Sokol Blosser Winery will get you outdoors. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, stroll through Laurelhurst Park, and snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Multnomah Falls
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

7
days
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Sugarlands Distilling Company (in Gatlinburg) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Little Greenbrier School, Cades Cove, & more). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Blueridge Parkway, steep yourself in history at Biltmore Estate, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Asheville online itinerary creator.

Getting from Portland to Asheville by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Portland to Asheville. Traveling from Portland in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Asheville, with lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blueridge Parkway, Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops

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