13 days in Oregon Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Grants Pass
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bandon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Orlando

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pittock Mansion and Columbia River Highway. Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Mount Angel Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Mount Angel), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Portland travel route builder .

Orlando to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Orlando to Portland, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in September, expect Portland to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Camassia Natural Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and then do a tasting at Springhouse Cellar. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Rowena Crest Viewpoint, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, and finally trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

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You can take a bus from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Hood River, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Dalles, Mosier, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get some cultural insight at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Seaside Inverted Experience. Take a break from Cannon Beach with a short trip to Astoria Column in Astoria, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grants Pass.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

2
nights
Grants Pass

Grants Pass ©
Grants Pass is a city in, and the county seat of, Josephine County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center, then see the interesting displays at Bear Hotel Artworks Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Glass Forge. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Jacksonville Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Butte Creek Mill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grants Pass route planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Grants Pass by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cannon Beach in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Grants Pass: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Grants Pass

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rogue River, Butte Creek Mill, Jacksonville Cemetery, Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area
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Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area ©
Butte Creek Mill ©
Butte Creek Mill
Jacksonville Cemetery ©
Jacksonville Cemetery

2
nights
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 9th (Fri): hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally kick back and relax at Coquille Point.

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Drive from Grants Pass to Bandon in 3 hours. While traveling from Grants Pass, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bandon, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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