13 days in Oregon Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bend
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Vancouver

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.
Shop till you drop at Powell's City of Books and Portland Saturday Market. Take a break from the city and head to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls. Step out of Portland with an excursion to Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Mosier--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, sample the tasty concoctions at Clear Creek Distillery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Live Laugh Love Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. While traveling from Vancouver, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Live Laugh Love Art, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Wheeler Station Antiques and Beach Books. Venture out of the city with trips to Astoria (Astoria Column, Fort Stevens State Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach and admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Wheeler Station Antiques, Beach Books
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Taft Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Lincoln City (Alderhouse Glass Blowers & Lincoln City Glass Center). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, look for gifts at The Chocolate Frog, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in September, you will find days in Newport are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, The Chocolate Frog, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Smith Rock State Park and McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop. Step out of Bend to go to Sisters and see Sahalie and Koosah Falls, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of High Desert Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, look for gifts at Dudley's Bookshop Cafe, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bend road trip planning site .

Drive from Newport to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in September: highs in Bend hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sisters, Smith Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

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