11 days in Cannon Beach & Portland Itinerary

11 days in Cannon Beach & Portland Itinerary

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11 days in Cannon Beach & Portland Itinerary

Start: Cannon Beach
1
Cannon Beach
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Cannon Beach

7
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site and Seaside Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook), Cape Disappointment State Park (in Ilwaco) and Lincoln City (Prehistoric, Lincoln City Glass Center, & more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light, stroll through Manzanita Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach route maker .

In September in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Astoria, Seaside, Drift Creek Falls Trail, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portland Saturday Market. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market, browse the fresh offerings at Portland Farmers Market - Office Location, explore and take pictures at Wintler Community Park, stop by Cascade Station Shopping Center, then trek along Powell Butte Nature Park, and finally take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Peninsula Park and Rose Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Northwest (Nob Hill), then explore the landscape on two wheels at Fanno Creek Greenway Trail, and finally browse the different shops at Washington Square.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland visit planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in September: highs in Portland hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaverton, Wintler Community Park, Camassia Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Portland Saturday Market ©
Portland Saturday Market
Cooper Mountain Nature Park ©
Cooper Mountain Nature Park

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