10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

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 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, then cruise along Multnomah Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hood River trip planner.

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Hood River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get a bit cooler in Hood River: highs are around 72°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Dalles, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Starvation Creek State Park, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Seaside Inverted Experience. Step out of the city life by going to Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park. Go for a jaunt from Astoria to Cannon Beach to see Cannon Beach about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Columbia River Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Battery Russell, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Astoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in June, expect nights in Astoria to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Battery Russell, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pittock Mansion and Columbia River Highway. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Powell's City of Books and Northwest (Nob Hill). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Dundee (Sokol Blosser Winery & Dobbes Family Estate) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portland visit planner .

Drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dundee, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Highway
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Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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