28 days in Oregon Itinerary

28 days in Oregon Itinerary

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28 days in Oregon Itinerary

Cairns
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Redmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Coos Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Yachats
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Portland
— 7 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Cairns

3
days
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks) and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hood.

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Cairns, Australia to Hood River is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in April, expect Hood River to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Hood River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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2
days
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Sat), shop like a local with The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at High Desert Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Redmond online holiday planner .

Drive from Hood River to Redmond in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hood River in April, Redmond is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redmond

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Bend
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Deschutes National Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest

3
days
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Get out of town with these interesting Crater Lake National Park side-trips: Oregon Shakespeare Festival (in Ashland), Upper and Lower Table Rock (in Medford) and Collier Memorial State Park (in Chiloquin). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Vidae Falls.

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Drive from Redmond to Crater Lake National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Nightlife

Side Trips

Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Upper and Lower Table Rock
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Upper and Lower Table Rock ©
Upper and Lower Table Rock
Oregon Shakespeare Festival ©
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

3
days
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coos Bay: Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint (in Bandon) and Port Orford Heads State Park (in Port Orford). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Coos Bay in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Coos Bay are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Coos Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Golf

Side Trips

Bandon, Port Orford Heads State Park
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

3
days
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Yachats side-trips: Newport (Oregon Coast Aquarium, Nye Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and stop by The Chocolate Frog.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yachats trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Yachats takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Newport, Florence, The Chocolate Frog
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

3
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column & Fort Stevens State Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach attractions planner.

Drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Candyman
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

7
days
Portland

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Penner-Ash Wine Cellars (in Newberg) and Carlton Winemakers Studio (in Carlton). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Carlton Winemakers Studio, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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