11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  12​h
End: Nashville

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Willamette Valley Vineyards and Oregon State Capitol. Step out of Portland to go to McMinnville and see Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Wells Fargo History Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online road trip planner .

Nashville to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Portland. Traveling from Nashville in July, things will get a bit cooler in Portland: highs are around 83°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oregon State Capitol, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Willamette Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Hosmer Lake. Take a break from Bend with a short trip to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Newberry National Volcanic Monument, view the masterpieces at The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drake Park, and explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bend trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Portland to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bend when traveling from Portland in July, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Redmond, City of Sisters
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Todd Lake ©
Todd Lake

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see Sandland Adventures, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hobbit Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Bend to Florence in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Florence, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

1
night
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 (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Beverly Beach State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

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You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Newport are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach journey planner.

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, you will find days in Cannon Beach are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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