14 days in Oregon Itinerary

14 days in Oregon Itinerary

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14 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Astoria
— 4 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  21​h
End: Dubai

5
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 Northwest (Nob Hill). Get a sense of the local culture at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Columbia River Highway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee), The Artfull Garden (in Hillsboro) and Newberg (Natalies Estate Winery & Adelsheim Vineyard). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, examine the collection at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and explore and take pictures at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland visit planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Portland is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Dubai to Portland. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in September, with highs in Portland at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Newberg, Sokol Blosser Winery, Columbia River Highway, The Artfull Garden, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead. Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Starvation Creek State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Fire Museum in City Hall (in The Dalles) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards, and hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hood River trip builder tool .

Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

The Dalles, Multnomah Falls, Starvation Creek State Park, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Step out of the city life by going to Haystack Rock and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Columbia River Maritime Museum and Flavel House Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and get lost in a book at Museum of Whimsy.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Astoria online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Astoria, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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