11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 2 nights
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
3
Newport
— 2 nights
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
5
Hood River
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden. Keep things going the next day: stop by Powell's City of Books, get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, thenadmire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Portland is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Portland, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Wineries Parks
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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

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 26th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, thenadmire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then stroll through Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, expect Cannon Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, thencruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, thenenjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium

1
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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Crater Lake National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Newport in August, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 31st (Sat), examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hood River day trip site.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Hood River in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, you will find days in Hood River are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Bonneville Lock & Dam, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©

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