11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  12​h
End: Richmond

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.
Bring the kids along to Powell's City of Books and Oregon Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Natalies Estate Winery (in Newberg), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and McMinnville (Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum & Remy Wines). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Washington Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary builder tool .

Richmond to Portland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In March in Portland, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

McMinnville, Sokol Blosser Winery, Natalies Estate Winery
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Portland Children's Museum ©
Portland Children's Museum

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. Family-friendly places like Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site will thrill your kids. Step out of Cannon Beach with an excursion to Rockaway Beach Wayside in Rockaway Beach--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, stroll through Short Sands Beach, and stop by DragonFire Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Portland in April, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 6th (Sat): hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room, and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, admire all the interesting features of Hood River County Fruit Loop, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River journey app .

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 April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Multnomah Falls
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Hood River Distillers Tasting Room ©
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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