13 days in Oregon Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon trip itinerary planner

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Bandon
— 7 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Bandon

— 7 nights
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Explore Bandon's surroundings by going to Brookings (Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor & Harris Beach State Park), Curry Historical Museum (in Gold Beach) and Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Coquille River Lighthouse, play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary website.

Concord to Bandon is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Concord in September; daily highs in Bandon reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip builder.

You can drive from Bandon to Cannon Beach in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Bend.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Bend

— 2 nights
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 16th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, examine the collection at High Desert Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Des Chutes Historical Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bend trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bend when traveling from Cannon Beach in September, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, Crater Lake National Park is somewhat warmer than Bend - with highs of 83°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks
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Oregon travel guide

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Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.