12 days in Oregon Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Itinerary

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12 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
1
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bend
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Durham

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 26th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Coquille River Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then take in the exciting artwork at Second Street Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bandon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Durham to Bandon is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Durham to Bandon. When traveling from Durham in June, plan for much colder days in Bandon, with highs around 65°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Second Street Gallery ©
Second Street Gallery

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Prehistoric and Wave Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Lincoln City Glass Center and Hatfield Marine Science Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Smelt Sands State Park, Earthworks Gallery, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Yaquina Bay Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Newport are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, then snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, then examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip website .

You can drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Astoria are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Seaside Inverted Experience
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Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 2nd (Tue), examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Full Sail Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonneville Hatchery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hood River trip planning site .

You can drive from Astoria to Hood River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Astoria in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Dalles, Bonneville Hatchery
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Bend

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Des Chutes Historical Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bend day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Hood River in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Bend: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 52°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Des Chutes Historical Museum ©
Des Chutes Historical Museum
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©

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