15 days in Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Redmond
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

1
night
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, examine the collection at High Desert Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Drake Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Redmond road trip planning app .

Honolulu to Redmond is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Redmond is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Redmond hover around 64°F and lows are around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redmond

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Bend
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Deschutes River ©
Deschutes River

2
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Rim Village Visitor Center, step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, and then hike along Garfield Peak.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Redmond to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redmond in October; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak
Wizard Island ©
Wizard Island

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Yachats coastline) and Heceta Head Lighthouse (in Florence). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and take some stellar pictures from Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October, you will find days in Newport are little chillier (60°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column, Fort Stevens State Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and look for gifts at Beach Books.

Start your trip to Cannon Beach by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Beach Books
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Dedicate the 15th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, hike along Forest Park, and steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Portland trip planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Tours, #Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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