10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  8​h
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  10​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Multnomah Falls and Opal Creek Wilderness Area. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Washougal, approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and take some stellar pictures from Benson Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip app .

Philadelphia to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Portland when traveling from Philadelphia in August, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Multnomah Falls, Opal Creek Wilderness Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally stroll through Cannon Beach. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach attractions planning tool .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in August: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria Column, Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gorge White House. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at The Gorge White House, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, and finally stroll through Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirror Lake Trail, fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, and then walk around Port Marina Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Hood River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bonneville Lock & Dam, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Mirror Lake Trail ©
Mirror Lake Trail
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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