10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at George C. Marshall House, and then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, then cruise along Multnomah Falls, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vista House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portland journey planner.

Charlotte to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In July, Portland is little chillier than Charlotte - with highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vancouver, Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge, Vista House
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Vista House ©
Vista House

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 29th (Mon), do a tasting at Shallon Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then stroll through Cathedral Tree Trail, and finally explore and take pictures at Astoria Column.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Astoria trip planning tool .

You can drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for little chillier days in Astoria, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Shallon Winery ©
Shallon Winery

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stroll through Cannon Beach, stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, then sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kilchis Point Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Astoria to Cannon Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tillamook, Kilchis Point Reserve
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Kilchis Point Reserve ©
Kilchis Point Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather, and then admire the majestic nature at Agate Beach State Recreation Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect Newport to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Agate Beach State Recreation Site ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, get a taste of the local shopping with Earthworks Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Oregon Coast Hwy, then take in the exciting artwork at Backstreet Gallery, and then have fun at Sandland Adventures.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Coast Hwy
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Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

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