10 days in Oregon & Redwood National Park Itinerary

10 days in Oregon & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Brookings
— 1 night
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— Few hours
Drive
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Cascade Locks
— 1 night
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Astoria
— 1 night
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Portland

City of Roses

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.
Portland is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Forest Park, gain insight at Portland State University, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland online route planner.

Miami to Portland is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Miami in July, with highs in Portland at 83°F and lows at 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 6th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach vacation planning website.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Brookings

Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park, cruise along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brookings online holiday planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Brookings in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Brookings are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Brookings

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Brookings to Redwood National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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 9th (Thu): trek along Garfield Peak and then take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Cascade Locks trip planner.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Cascade Locks takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July: highs in Cascade Locks hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then trek along Cathedral Tree Trail, then admire the sheer force of Young River Falls, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Clatsop Spit, view the masterpieces at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, hike along Discovery Trail, stroll through Long Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Long Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Clark's Dismal Nitch.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip itinerary site.

Getting from Cascade Locks to Astoria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cascade Locks in July, expect nights in Astoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.