8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + bus:  22​h 45​min
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Newport
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  19​h
End: Paris

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, hike along Lava Cast Forest Trail, and then contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Drake Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bend tour itinerary maker tool .

Paris, France to Bend is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Paris in September since evenings lows in Bend dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Lava Cast Forest Trail
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Tumalo Falls ©
Tumalo Falls
Lava Cast Forest Trail ©
Lava Cast Forest Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Rim Dr, step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, and then take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bend to Crater Lake National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bend in September, with highs in Crater Lake National Park at 33°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Wizard Island ©
Wizard Island

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 11th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bandon online route planner .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bandon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September: highs in Bandon hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 12th (Thu), snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and then see Sandland Adventures.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Bandon to Florence in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park ©
Siuslaw River Bridge ©
Siuslaw River Bridge

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Nye Beach, and then snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport road trip planning tool .

Getting from Florence to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Yaquina Bay Bridge ©
Yaquina Bay Bridge

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