13 days in Oregon Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and get outside with Portland Timbers.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Portland is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Frankfurt in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Portland, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 5th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then explore and take pictures at Astoria Column. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then look for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Cannon Beach Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach day trip planning website .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, you will find days in Cannon Beach are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Astoria Column
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heceta Beach, and then see Sandland Adventures.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions app .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Florence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

1
night
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 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Crater Lake National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Florence to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Florence in September, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a memorable drive along McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, wander the streets of City of Sisters, and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Deschutes River, get a new perspective on nature at High Desert Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Drake Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bend trip planning tool .

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, expect Bend to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sisters, Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop ©
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop

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 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then learn about winemaking at Phelps Creek Vineyards, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hood River online trip maker .

You can drive from Bend to Hood River in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bend in September since evenings lows in Hood River dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Phelps Creek Vineyards ©
Phelps Creek Vineyards

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