15 days in Oregon & Seattle Itinerary

15 days in Oregon & Seattle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Ashland
— 1 day
Drive
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bend
— 1 night
Drive
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Ashland

— 1 day
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On the 16th (Fri), make a trip to Art Presence Art Center, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ashland trip planner.

San Francisco to Ashland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Ashland hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ashland to Crater Lake National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Crater Lake National Park sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Bend

— 1 night
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.
On the 18th (Sun), walk around Drake Park, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the activities along Deschutes River, and finally take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest.

Planning Bend trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, expect Bend to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Hood River

— 2 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then make a trip to The Dalles Murals. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, take a memorable drive along Hood River County Fruit Loop, and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hood River vacation maker.

Fly from Bend to Hood River in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bend in July: highs in Hood River hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's much more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, walk around South Park Blocks, and hike along Forest Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland vacation planner.

Getting from Hood River to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Portland sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 24th (Sat), look for gifts at Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, then hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then stroll through Manzanita Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach road trip planning site.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Seattle

— 5 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park) and Sequim (B&B Family Farm & Olympic Lavender Heritage Farm). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: highs in Seattle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.