11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 15​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + Foot:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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 22nd (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then shop like a local with Earthworks Gallery, and finally stop by The Chocolate Frog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Newport. In December, daytime highs in Newport are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Yachats, The Chocolate Frog, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: Astoria (Fort Stevens State Park, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, look for gifts at Beach Books, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Beach Books
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
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 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and then do a tasting at Stave and Stone.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hood River tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Hood River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in December: high temperatures in Hood River hover around 41°F and lows are around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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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.
Step out of Portland with an excursion to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, stroll through Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Portland online route planner .

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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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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