10 days in Portland & Santa Rosa Itinerary

10 days in Portland & Santa Rosa Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 4 nights
2
Santa Rosa
— 5 nights

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Seaside Inverted Experience (in Seaside), Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Haystack Rock) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday builder tool.

La Grande to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Grande in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portland, with lows of °F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Seaside Inverted Experience, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

5
nights
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Rosa: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, stop by Petaluma Seed Bank, and learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Rosa day trip app.

Getting from Portland to Santa Rosa by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in September: highs in Santa Rosa hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Tours Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Petaluma Seed Bank, Wine Tours & Tastings, Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, Castello di Amorosa
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Wine Tours & Tastings
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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