11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Rowena Crest Viewpoint.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River itinerary maker app .

Washington DC to Hood River is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Hood River is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Hood River reach 58°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mosier, Oregon, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Multnomah Falls, Bonneville Lock & Dam
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Oswald West State Park, Cannon Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, appreciate the history behind Maritime Memorial, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

Plan my day in Astoria using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Astoria sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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.
Dedicate the 25th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Portland itinerary planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Portland sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Museums
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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