10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  8​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Appleton

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.
On the 11th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden and then trek along Forest Park.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Portland vacation planner.

Appleton to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Appleton to Portland. In July in Portland, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Oneonta Gorge, Multnomah Falls
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
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 13th (Fri): look for gifts at Bruce's Candy Kitchen, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column and then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach road trip planning site .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Astoria Column
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Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 15th (Sun), stroll through Nye Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and then look for gifts at The Chocolate Frog. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planning website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Newport, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Devil's Churn, The Chocolate Frog
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures and then admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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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 18th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bend Distillery and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave, and then contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bend online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Florence to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bend, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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