11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Redmond
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Queenstown

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: McMinnville (Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum & Remy Wines) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, stop by Powell's City of Books, and admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland vacation planning app.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Portland is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Queenstown to Portland due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Portland are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

McMinnville, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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 15th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Hood River County Fruit Loop, then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room, and finally shop like a local with Art on Oak. On your second day here, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Hood River trip planning website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Oregon, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum ©
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Rim Dr and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Hood River to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Hood River in September, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

2
nights
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a taste of life in the country at Brasada Ranch, admire the majestic nature at Peter Skene Ogden State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Redmond road trip website.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redmond in 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September: high temperatures in Redmond hover around 28°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Redmond

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Brasada Ranch, Peter Skene Ogden State Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Peter Skene Ogden State Park ©
Peter Skene Ogden State Park
Brasada Ranch ©
Brasada Ranch

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