12 days in Oregon Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
4
Newport
— 2 nights
5
Cannon Beach
— 2 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.
On the 26th (Sun), look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then walk around Camassia Natural Area, and finally admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland journey maker website.

Chicago to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Portland. You'll set off for Bend on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Bend

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.
On the 28th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Shevlin Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Peterson Ridge Trail, take a stroll through City of Sisters, then pick up some new knowledge with The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Deschutes River Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bend trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Portland to Bend in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bend when traveling from Portland in July, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Classes

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Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stroll through Annie Creek Canyon, then trek along Pinnacles Trail, then trek along Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at National Creek Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Whitehorse Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bend in July; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail ©
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail

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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 2nd (Sun): pick up some local products at Newport Farmer's Market, stop by Oregon Oyster Farms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean to Bay Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Drift Creek Falls Trail.

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

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping

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Drift Creek Falls Trail ©
Drift Creek Falls Trail
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Oregon Oyster Farms ©
Oregon Oyster Farms

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach tour planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, you will find days in Cannon Beach are a bit warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk

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