15 days in Eastern Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Oregon trip itinerary builder

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Eastern Oregon Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Baker City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Joseph
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Pendleton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fossil
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
John Day
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Columbus

1
night
Baker City

Baker City ©
Baker City is a city in and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon, United States. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Baker City online sightseeing planner .

Columbus to Baker City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Columbus to Baker City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Columbus in May, with highs in Baker City at 68°F and lows at 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Joseph.

Things to do in Baker City

Museums Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Baker Heritage Museum ©
Baker Heritage Museum

3
nights
Joseph

Joseph ©
Joseph is a city in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Joseph side-trips: Oxbow (Copperfield Park and Campground & Hells Canyon National Rec Area). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Wallowa Lake State Park, take in the exciting artwork at Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iwetamlaykin State Heritage Site, and engage your brain at Wallowology Natural History Discovery Center.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Joseph trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Baker City to Joseph in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Baker City in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Joseph, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Pendleton.

Things to do in Joseph

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Oxbow
Highlights from your plan
Wallowa Lake State Park ©
Wallowa Lake State Park
Hells Canyon National Rec Area ©
Hells Canyon National Rec Area
Eagle Cap Wilderness ©
Eagle Cap Wilderness

3
nights
Pendleton

Pendleton ©
Pendleton is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. Pendleton is known for historic sites, casinos, museums, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Pendleton Woolen Mill Store, view the masterpieces at Pendleton Center for the Arts, take an in-depth tour of Pendleton Roundup & Happy Canyon Hall of Farme, and head outdoors with Pendleton Round-Up.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pendleton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Joseph to Pendleton takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pendleton are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fossil.

Things to do in Pendleton

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tamastslikt Cultural Institute ©
Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
Wildhorse Resort and Casino ©
Wildhorse Resort and Casino
Pendleton Woolen Mill Store ©
Pendleton Woolen Mill Store

3
nights
Fossil

Fossil ©
Fossil is a city in and the county seat of Wheeler County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fossil: Wasco (White River Falls State Park & Cottonwood Canyon State Park) and Sherman County Historical Museum (in Moro). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument- Sheep Rock. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fossils at Wheeler High School.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fossil trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Pendleton to Fossil in 2.5 hours. May in Fossil sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to John Day.

Things to do in Fossil

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wasco, Sherman County Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cottonwood Canyon State Park ©
Cottonwood Canyon State Park
Fossils at Wheeler High School ©
Fossils at Wheeler High School
Sherman County Historical Museum ©
Sherman County Historical Museum

3
nights
John Day

John Day ©
John Day is a city located about 2mi north of Canyon City in Grant County, Oregon, at the intersection of U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sumpter Valley Railway Depot, see the interesting displays at DeWitt Museum, then see the interesting displays at Grant County Historical Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our John Day trip maker site .

Getting from Fossil to John Day by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Fossil in May, expect John Day to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in John Day

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Prairie City, Grant County Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument ©
John Day River ©
John Day River
Grant County Historical Museum ©
Grant County Historical Museum