11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Manzanita
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Mount Hood. Go for a jaunt from Hood River to Timberline Lodge to see Timberline Lodge and Ski Area about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest, get outside with Big Winds, admire the sheer force of Starvation Creek Ridge Loop, and trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hood River trip app .

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Hood River, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Manzanita.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Mt. Hood National Forest, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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3
nights
Manzanita

Manzanita ©
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Get in touch with nature at Haystack Rock and Oswald West State Park. Step out of Manzanita to go to Astoria and see Astoria Column, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manzanita trip planner .

You can drive from Hood River to Manzanita in 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hood River to Manzanita due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hood River in August: high temperatures in Manzanita hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Manzanita

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria Column, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
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.
Visit Eastbank Esplanade and Columbia River Highway for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Multnomah Falls and Wildwood Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee), Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks) and Multnomah Falls (in Troutdale). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner .

You can drive from Manzanita to Portland in 2 hours. Traveling from Manzanita to Portland, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Portland is a bit warmer than Manzanita - with highs of 85°F and lows of 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Troutdale, Multnomah Falls, Sokol Blosser Winery, Bravuro Cellars, Oneonta Gorge
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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