15 days in Oregon & The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

15 days in Oregon & The Islands of Washington State Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Redmond
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  7 h 30 min
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Klamath Falls
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Denver

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Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Tue), stop by Crescent Moon Ranch and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Redmond trip planner.

Denver to Redmond is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Redmond. Traveling from Denver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Redmond, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Redmond

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Crescent Moon Ranch
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Crescent Moon Ranch ©
Crescent Moon Ranch

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night
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head outdoors with The Schooner, Spike Africa, Friday Harbor, san Juan Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, then head outdoors with Springtide Paddlesports, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Friday Harbor itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Redmond to Friday Harbor with the Route module. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Redmond in August: highs in Friday Harbor hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Timberline Lodge and Ski Area in Timberline Lodge (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood, take in the exciting artwork at Art on Oak, delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, and immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek Ridge Loop.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hood River vacation builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Friday Harbor to Hood River takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Friday Harbor in August, with highs in Hood River at 81°F and lows at 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Mt. Hood National Forest, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Multnomah Falls and Portland Timbers. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, walk around South Park Blocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Cannon Beach is little chillier than Portland - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yachats trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Yachats takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, tram, flight, and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yachats, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Sea Lion Caves
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

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nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Crater Lake National Park and OC and E Woods Line State Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Klamath Falls: Ashland (Oregon Shakespeare Festival & River Rafting & Tubing). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Klamath County Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Klamath Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Yachats to Klamath Falls in 5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Yachats in August: highs in Klamath Falls hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
OC and E Woods Line State Trail ©
OC and E Woods Line State Trail

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