11 days in Portland & Hood River Itinerary

11 days in Portland & Hood River Itinerary

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11 days in Portland & Hood River Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Portland

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Haystack Rock, & more), Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Dedicate the 15th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, get outside with Portland Timbers, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip maker .

In June in Portland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hood River attractions planning tool .

Getting from Portland to Hood River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for little chillier days in Hood River, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bonneville Lock & Dam, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

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