10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park planning tool .

Minneapolis to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Crater Lake National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Get outdoors at Ecola State Park and Manzanita Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Tillamook (Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company & Cape Lookout State Park) and Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Crater Lake National Park to Cannon Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be little chillier, around 55°F, while days are cooler, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Tillamook, Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Go Karts and Krazy Kars, and finally stroll through Long Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip planning app .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Astoria in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

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Side Trip

Long Beach
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

3
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.
Visiting Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls will get you outdoors. Dedicate the 15th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Portland day trip planning website .

You can drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Astoria in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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