12 days in Oregon Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Itinerary

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12 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Brookings
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Newport
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh

1
night
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 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River online attractions planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Hood River is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Oneonta Gorge, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore hidden gems such as Manzanita Beach and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Take a break from the city and head to Haystack Rock and Astoria Column. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and do a tasting at Shallon Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Astoria trip app .

You can drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Astoria are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haystack Rock, Manzanita Beach
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Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum

1
day
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Myers Creek Beach, admire the majestic nature at Harris Beach State Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Chetco Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brookings trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Astoria to Brookings in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Brookings can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Myers Creek Beach
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Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Chetco Brewing Company ©
Chetco Brewing Company

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 10th (Sun), stroll through Whiskey Run Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then stroll through Bandon State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Brookings to Bandon by car takes about 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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.
Get outdoors at Devil's Churn and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Willamette Valley Vineyards and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Step out of Newport with an excursion to Yachats coastline in Yachats--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Otter Crest Loop, take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge, kick back and relax at Nye Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. March in Newport sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats, Willamette Valley Vineyards
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Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop

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