11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  12​h
1
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bend
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Astoria day trip planner .

Washington DC to Astoria is an approximately 12-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Astoria. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get little chillier in Astoria: highs are around 69°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hug Point State Park
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Astoria-Megler Bridge ©
Astoria-Megler Bridge

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Tillamook Air Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then stroll through Cape Lookout State Park.

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Getting from Astoria to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In September in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

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 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Newport tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tillamook in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Yaquina Bay Bridge ©
Yaquina Bay Bridge
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy ©
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures and then admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park.

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Getting from Newport to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bend.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Siuslaw River Bridge ©
Siuslaw River Bridge
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

3
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.
On the 20th (Thu), stroll through Drake Park, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls, contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and then trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bend trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Florence in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Bend, with highs around 75°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 44°F. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Drake Park ©
Drake Park
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©

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