10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 1 night
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Hood River
— 4 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Volcano Lands - Private Tours and Forest Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour (in North Plains) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, stroll around Hoyt Arboretum, and identify plant and animal life at Camassia Natural Area.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

New York City to Portland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Portland dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour ©
Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour

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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 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mike Miller Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newport route planner.

Drive from Portland to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Portland in October, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 8th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then glide through the air with Discover Paragliding, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Astoria trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Mount Hood will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hood River vacation planner.

Drive from Astoria to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Hood River are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

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