11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Portland
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 1 night
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Eugene
— 1 night
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Salem
— 1 night
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Hood River
— 2 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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 Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Monroe to Portland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Portland is slightly colder than Monroe - with highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Museums

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8

2
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, stroll through Astoria Column, then learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
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Beach
Cannon Beach
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Lesson / Workshop
Columbia River Maritime Museum
4.8

1
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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yachats day trip planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Yachats by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Yachats can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eugene.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Must see
Yachats coastline
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Geologic Formation
Thor's Well
4.7

1
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Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): trek along Mt Pisgah, look for all kinds of wild species at Cascades Raptor Center, and then grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail.

Make your Eugene itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Yachats to Eugene in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Yachats, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eugene, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Hiking Trail
Mt Pisgah
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Wildlife Area
Cascades Raptor Center
4.8

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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Opal Creek Wilderness Area, then don't miss a visit to Salem's Riverfront Carousel, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Salem Ale Works.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salem trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Eugene to Salem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Salem are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Salem

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Brewery
Salem Ale Works
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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and then relax in the rural setting at Kiyokawa Family Orchards.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hood River journey maker tool.

Getting from Salem to Hood River by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Hood River, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 45°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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