10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  11​h
1
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tampa

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Balancing Rocks. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park, take in the awesome beauty at South Sister, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bend trip builder .

Tampa to Bend is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampa to Bend, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampa in July: highs in Bend hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

City of Sisters, Smith Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Tumalo State Park ©
Tumalo State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, and then pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

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You can drive from Bend to Astoria in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in July, you will find days in Astoria are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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 24th (Fri): stroll through Mike Miller Park, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Agate Beach State Recreation Site, and finally kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Newport route website .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Newport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in July, things will get slightly colder in Newport: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mike Miller Park
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Agate Beach State Recreation Site ©
Agate Beach State Recreation Site
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Enchanted Forest Theme Park and Powell's City of Books. Discover out-of-the-way places like Willamette Valley and Mount Tabor Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Forest Park, walk around Hoyt Arboretum, take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area, and examine the collection at Freakybuttrue Peculiarium.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip maker tool .

You can drive from Newport to Portland in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Portland: highs are around 83°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Camassia Natural Area, Enchanted Forest Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Tryon Creek State Natural Area ©
Tryon Creek State Natural Area

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