11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Milan
+2
Fly + Tram + Bus:  20​h
1
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Milan

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then stroll through Cannon Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Cannon Beach is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

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

2
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 12th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Newport holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Hood River.

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Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards, and then explore the activities along 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, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, and then trek along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hood River road trip app .

Getting from Newport to Hood River by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, Hood River is somewhat warmer than Newport - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Bonneville Lock & Dam, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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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 17th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Park Blocks.

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Drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Portland sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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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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