12 days in Oregon Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Itinerary

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12 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Hood River
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Omaha

1
night
Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On the 29th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then catch a live performance at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and then walk around Lithia Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ashland itinerary maker app .

Omaha to Ashland is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Ashland is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Omaha in June since evenings lows in Ashland dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Ashland

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park
Oregon Shakespeare Festival ©
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 30th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge. On the next day, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then have fun at Sand Master Park, and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Ashland to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ashland in June, you will find days in Florence are colder (65°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Astoria (Astoria-Megler Bridge, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Cannon Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. July in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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 8th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and then take in the views from Bridge of the Gods.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Bridge of the Gods, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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