10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  4​h
1
Portland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
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.
Dedicate the 13th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Portland route planner .

Salt Lake City to Portland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Portland, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hood River vacation maker tool .

Getting from Portland to Hood River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are slightly colder, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Bonneville Lock & Dam, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach vacation website .

You can drive from Hood River to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 52°F in Cannon Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip maker .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium

1
day
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.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park tour itinerary website .

Drive from Newport to Crater Lake National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Newport in September, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature Parks
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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