12 days in Oregon Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Portland
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Hood River
— 3 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo.

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San Diego to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: Cedar Wetlands Preserve (in Rockaway Beach) and Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, &more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and admire the sheer force of Young River Falls.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
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Cannon Beach
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Columbia River Maritime Museum
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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary site.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, make a trip to The Dalles Murals, and hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River day trip planning app.

Getting from Newport to Hood River by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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