11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Portland
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Gold Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Portland

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Willamette Valley Vineyards and Camassia Natural Area. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Silverton (The Gordon House & Silver Falls State Park). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Portland. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Silverton, Camassia Natural Area, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hug Point State Recreation Site, then kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in April, you will find days in Cannon Beach are little chillier (58°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hug Point State Recreation Site, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Manzanita Beach
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Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then indulge your taste buds at Newport Farmer's Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and finally don't miss a visit to Yaquina Bay Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Newport vacation maker .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Yachats
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 27th (Sat), look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bastendorff Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, then kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bandon road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Bandon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shore Acres State Park, Bastendorff Beach
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Bastendorff Beach ©
Bastendorff Beach
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

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Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get great views at Natural Bridges Viewpoint, immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park, and then stroll through Lone Ranch Beach. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ophir Beach, then examine the collection at Curry Historical Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gold Beach online attractions planner .

You can drive from Bandon to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brookings, Myers Creek Beach, Ophir Beach
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Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park

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