11 days in Oregon Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Redmond
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Hood River
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Spokane

2
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.
Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Portland online vacation planner .

Spokane to Portland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Spokane in December; daily highs in Portland reach 45°F and lows reach 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Cannon Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, and finally perfect your strike at Gearhart Bowl & Fultano's Pizza.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip builder site .

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience, Gearhart Bowl & Fultano's Pizza
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and finally take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yachats online day trip planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Yachats in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Oregon Coast Hwy
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Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 31st (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coos Bay journey maker website .

Getting from Yachats to Coos Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in December, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

1
night
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, then take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest, and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Redmond itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Redmond takes 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Coos Bay in December: highs in Redmond hover around 41°F, while lows dip to 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Redmond

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bend
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Government Camp (Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl & Summit Ski Area), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Mt. Hood Meadows (in Parkdale). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, sample the fine beverages at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room, and take a memorable drive along Hood River County Fruit Loop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Redmond to Hood River takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Redmond in January, expect nights in Hood River to be a bit warmer, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Government Camp, Mt. Hood National Forest, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mt. Hood Meadows
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

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