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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Government Camp
— 2 nights
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Bandon
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland itinerary builder tool.

Los Angeles to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for colder days in Portland, with highs around 45°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Government Camp.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Government Camp

Government Camp ©
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): hit the slopes at Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl, stroll through Summit Ski Area, then explore the activities along Trillium Lake, and finally hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Government Camp day trip planning website.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Government Camp in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in December, with highs in Government Camp at 41°F and lows at 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Government Camp

Nature · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Hood River, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, then make a trip to Steve Prefontaine Murals, and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari, look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Safari.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bandon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Government Camp to Bandon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Government Camp in December: high temperatures in Bandon hover around 53°F and lows are around 40°F. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Coos Bay, Wildlife Safari
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Wildlife Safari ©
Wildlife Safari

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